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Future prospects for new vaccines against STIs

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Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, February 2017 – Volume 30 – Issue 1 – p 77–86 This review provides an update on the need, development status, and important next steps for advancing development of vaccines against sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including herpes simplex virus (HSV), Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonorrhea), Chlamydia trachomatis (chlamydia), and...

HIV-infected vaginal cells do not transmit HIV if plasma viral load is undetectable

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nam/aidsmap, 15 February 2016 A group of researchers have cleared up an important question about HIV transmission, in experiments on mice. Although HIV-infected CD4 cells persist in the vagina even on antiretroviral therapy (ART) that fully suppresses free HIV in the blood and body fluids, these cells are not anything like numerous enough to pose any transmission threat. Read more here  ...

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