Will there ever be a Vaccine to HIV?

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Tue Mar 7 12:52:55 EST 1995


mic2mcb at leeds.ac.uk (M.C. Bean) wrote:
>
> gy,sci.med,sci.med.aids
> Approved: Yes: Jeff Rizzo <biomech at telerama.lm.com>,jfh at crl.com (Jack Hamilton)
> Subject: Will there ever be a Vaccine to HIV?
> Message-ID: <21636 at sci.med.aids>
> Reply-To: mic2mcb at leeds.ac.uk
> Date: Sun, 26 Feb 1995 05:23:12 CDT
> Organization: University of Leeds
>  
> I  am a final year student of microbiology at the University of Leeds and i am
> co-ordinating research for a forcoming debate on HIV in our medical
> microbiology class. The motion that we are debating is "This house believes
> that there will never be a vaccine for HIV. The group which I am working for
> is in favour of the motion (randomly allocated). We have already come up with
> the rate of HIV mutation and consequent antigenic variation, the
> transmissability of HIV cell to cell which can shield it from the serum
> antibodies and some stuff about the presentation of epitopes to T-cytotoxic
> cells that we are still trying to understand.
>  
> Does anybody out there have any opinions of there own on this subject that
> they would like to discuss or any suggestions for lines of research which we
> could follow from here?
>  
> Thanks in advance
>  
> Matt




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