The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

A step towards an HIV vaccine


DECRYPTION - The results are promising in the face of an old challenge: countering the extraordinary agility of a virus capable of varying before the establishment of an immune response.

After more than thirty years of work, a breakthrough in the search for a vaccine against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, finally seems within reach.

Researchers from the American research institute Scripps and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative have announced that they have successfully started the process of making antibodies of a very special kind by the body, coveted by scientists. because they have the power to neutralize a wide range of viral strains.

To discover

  • Covid-19: instructions for use of self-tests

Read also:

RNA, at the dawn of a new medicine

"We thought that we would never be able to produce these broad spectrum antibodies, called ANLS in French, which we hope will make it possible to counter the incredible capacity of HIV to mutate",

underlines Professor Jean-Daniel Lelièvre, Head of the Department of Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Henri-Mondor Hospital (Créteil).

"There are several strains and thousands of variants of HIV,"

says the researcher.

The search for an AIDS vaccine comes up against this agility

This article is for subscribers only.

You have 75% left to discover.

Subscribe: 1 € the first month

Can be canceled at any time


Already subscribed?

Log in

Source: lefigaro

All tech articles on 2021-04-12

You may like

News/Politics 2020-12-01T21:05:07.078Z
News/Politics 2020-12-02T03:39:46.490Z
Tech/Game 2021-04-12T17:05:04.383Z

Trends 24h

Tech/Game 2021-05-09T09:59:46.653Z


© Communities 2019 - Privacy