HIV

Brazilian Scientists Set To Test HIV Vaccine on Monkeys Later This Year

Vaccine would not totally wipe out the virus

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AFP – Brazilian scientists have developed an HIV vaccine and plan to begin testing on monkeys later this year, a sponsor institution said Monday.

Known as the HIVBr18, the vaccine against the virus that causes AIDS was developed and patented by a team from the Medicine Faculty of the University of Sao Paulo, the Sao Paulo state Research Foundation (FAPESP) said.