Test turns into promising new weapon against HIV

Stumbled on this item I’d marked back in February to write about (somehow got lost in the avalanche of email–and then clicked a wrong combination of keys and lost the whole post.


Anyway, Australian scientists discover that the HIV peptide-coated blood cells they wanted to test with, actually had a vaccine effect–greatly boosting immune response in monkeys and mice.

New promise and hope for holding HIV and other chronic infections at bay.