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New Findings to Help HIV Scientists Establish ‘Template’ for Potent antibodies

"Uncovering the process by which neutralizing antibodies develop is critical to HIV vaccine design," said Elise Landais, Senior Research Scientist with IAVI and lead author of the study. "A small fraction of people living with HIV can naturally produce exceptionally powerful and broad antibodies that could prevent HIV from infecting

Researchers Develop First Chikungunya Vaccine From Virus That Does not Affect People

"This vaccine offers efficient, safe and affordable protection against chikungunya and builds the foundation for using viruses that only infect insects to develop vaccines against other insect-borne diseases," said UTMB professor Scott Weaver, senior author of this paper. Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne virus that causes a disease characterized by fever and