Scientists announce HIV breakthrough

September 4, 2009 9:33:44 PM PDT
Scientists announced on Friday the biggest breakthrough in HIV research in 15 years.

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Researchers based at Scripps Institute say they've discovered two powerful anti-bodies that appear to neutralize most strains of the virus.

The discovery gives new hope for the eventual development of an AIDS vaccine.

A team at South San Francisco's Monogram Biosciences found the anti-bodies after screening the blood of hundreds of HIV infected people who were symptom-free for three years.

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