An HIV vaccine may be closer since researchers have identified 17 new antibodies with broad activity against HIV.
The scientists, who are from the Scripps Howard Research Institute and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), say that the antibodies are over ten times as potent than any previously identified ones. They hope that the new antibodies will be able to serve as new targets for HIV vaccines.
Because HIV mutates much more often than most other disease-causing pathogens, it has been very hard to develop a vaccine against the virus.
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