Skip to comments.Vaccine Failure Means Setback in AIDS Fight
Posted on 03/21/2008 5:39:05 AM PDT by metmom
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The big problem, with AIDS, is the initial infection with HIV leads to an auto-immune destruction of the T-helper cells. A vaccine might also initiate the auto-immune response, especially if it is keyed to the particular protein sequence, in the HIV virus, associated with the initiation of the auto immune response.
It may possible to develop a vaccine that will key to a different protein sequence of the HIV virus. If that can be done, the vaccine would a lower probability of initiating the auto-immune response that leads to AIDS.
Still, avoiding sexual promiscuity is the best preventive measure.
Regardless, may I say that your temper is apparently only exceeded by your limited vocabulary.
Truer words were never written.
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