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Hopkins Scientists' Sequencing Of AIDS Virus From India Waves A Red Flag For Vaccine Developers

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January 11, 1999
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Scientists at Johns Hopkins and in India report they have sequenced the complete genome of a form of HIV, the AIDS virus, from that country for the first time.

Scientists at Johns Hopkins and in India report they have sequenced the complete genome of a form of HIV, the AIDS virus, from that country for the first time. The work has revealed unexpected variation in genes for one key part of the virus, prompting the researchers to suggest that currently favored approaches to vaccine development may not work.


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Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. "Hopkins Scientists' Sequencing Of AIDS Virus From India Waves A Red Flag For Vaccine Developers." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/01/990108113818.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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