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Monkey vaccine offers hope for HIV patients

Finding could lead to testing of similar vaccine in humans and transform treatment of virus that causes AIDS.

Last Modified: 12 Sep 2013 14:51
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New research suggests a vaccine for the monkey equivalent of HIV has effectively eradicated the virus in more than half of those infected.

The finding could lead to testing of a similar vaccine in humans. And if it is found to be effective, it would transform the treatment of millions of people with HIV.

Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports.

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