Fears over 'own goal' HIV vaccine revived

日期:2019-03-08 05:11:22 作者:仰背 阅读:

More: Read a longer version of this article HIV vaccines based on the cold virus could make people “sitting ducks” for HIV infection. A study led by Steven Patterson of Imperial College London revives an earlier theory that adenoviruses cause an immune “own goal” by priming people’s immune systems to produce CD4 cells, the cells HIV prefers to infect. Since the viruses are also used in vaccines against malaria and tuberculosis, the finding could be a major blow. “Vaccines containing cold viruses prime the immune system to produce cells HIV prefers to infect” The problems were first raised in 2007,