Vaccine for Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Promising for HIV

5 London, May 13. -Researches from the United States developed an experimental vaccine that allowed controlling the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV, in its early stages. In a study published in the journal Nature, experts from the National Center for Primate Research in Oregon, USA, explained that the inoculation of the vaccine prevented infection of most

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Cuba Eliminates Some HIV Transmission

3 Havana, Jul 13. – The transmission of HIV through blood transfusions or blood products and from mother to unborn child has been eliminated in Cuba, according to Rosaida Ochoa, director of the National Center for the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) and HIV/AIDS. More than 99 percent of diagnosed HIV cases were sexually transmitted, and Havana is the

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