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Study Suggests Possibility Of Universally Effective AIDS Vaccine

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October 31, 1997
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Massachusetts General Hospital
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A study from the Massachusetts General Hospital suggests that it may be possible to develop an AIDS vaccine effective against all versions of the virus. In the November Journal of Virology, the researchers report that the immune system's killer cells are capable of recognizing different strains of the human immunodeficiency virus.

A study by a research team based at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) suggests that it may be possible to develop an AIDS vaccine that will be effective against the different versions of the virus found around the world.


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