Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 18th, 1996
Britta Wahren, a Professor at Sweden's Karolinska Institute, which awards the prestigious Nobel medicine prize, said the tests would begin in about a month on nine people infected with HIV. Tests on animals showed the immune system had reacted positively to similar genetic vaccines. "It looks promising ... but it remains to be seen if it works as well on humans," she said.
The genetic vaccine, which does not have a specific name and is not sponsored by a drug company, consists of single genes from HIV which are...
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