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Canadian, Kenyan Teams Burn Midnight Oil Working on HIV Vaccine

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Kenyan and Canadian researchers are working on what they say is a promising new HIV vaccine. Based on the chicken pox vaccine, the concept has been tried among 44 HIV negative women in Nairobi with promising results. “Our study suggests the virus that causes chickenpox may hold the key to inducing the human body to produce a safe, long-lasting immunity against HIV,” says Dr Kelly MacDonald of the University of Manitoba, Canada.

February 16, 2019
Standard Digital