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September 8, 2009

Antibodies found that prevent HIV from causing severe AIDS

"Scientists were able to isolate two antibodies responsible for resistance to the disease in an African patient. The discovery could be key to the development of a vaccine. ...

"This is opening up a whole new area of science," said Dr. Seth F. Berkley, president and chief executive of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, which funded and coordinated the research."

Read more in Los Angeles Times, September 4, 2009.