Researchers working on vaccine to prevent HIV

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by KING 5 HealthLink

KING5.com

Posted on March 15, 2013 at 5:48 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 18 at 5:24 PM

Fourteen HIV patients in France have now achieved what’s being called a “functional cure.”

Researchers say the key was treatment within the first two months of infection. Technically these patients have extremely low levels of the virus, but no longer need drugs to control it.

Meanwhile, work is still ongoing to develop a vaccine for HIV. Jean Enersen reports on two studies with different approaches.

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