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Does Smallpox Vaccine Fight HIV?

Wednesday, 19 May 2010 08:42 AM


The rapid spread of a modern disease may be connected with the demise of an ancient one. HealthDay reports on researchers who believe that the smallpox vaccine may have provided some protection against infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Conquering smallpox — and thus eliminating a need for millions of people to be vaccinated — may have aided the HIV pandemic in Africa, the researchers say.

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The rapid spread of a modern disease may be connected with the demise of an ancient one. HealthDay reports on researchers who believe that the smallpox vaccine may have provided some protection against infection with HIV.
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