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Vaccination for HIV

Postby aaroncjj_2020 » Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:28 am

i've read an article saying that there are vaccines for HIV. is it is so, why the people is not vaccinate now? is there any side effect? how can i get the information about the vaccines for HIV?
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Postby BillyJoe » Wed Mar 01, 2006 9:26 am

the HIV virus mutates so fast that by the time a vaccine comes out the virus has crated a new strand, and can continue to infect the human cells :wink:
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Postby damien james » Thu Mar 02, 2006 6:39 am

Yeah, that's why they use that drug cocktail, with all kinds of different drugs, to help slow down the viri from adapting to one type of drug. But I didn't know about the new vaccine. Where did you hear about it from? I would like to read the article if you have a link to it.
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Postby victor » Thu Mar 02, 2006 12:58 pm

There's already a vaccine for HIV, but still in further research and experiment....they (scientists) say that this vaccine is a gel-like vaccine which contains microbicide agent which is named.....*forget*.. :sad: :lol:
this vaccine works in different way instead as a HIV protease inhibitor (indinavir, etc.) or nucleoside analogous...
I'll tell you if there's new info about this...:lol:
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Postby bearhug » Thu Mar 02, 2006 4:14 pm

The problem with HIV is that the virus itself keeps adapting to the new environments inside the body. As soon as a new vaccine is used for a patient, the virus begins to adapt until it reaches a point where the vaccine is practically useless. That's why we have to keep finding new vaccines. Some doctors have thought of a possible treatment where the patient is taken off drugs for a period of time so that the original virus starts to appear in the body and then attack it with a vaccine hoping to kill the original virus.
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Postby victor » Fri Mar 03, 2006 11:05 am

Unfortunately, when that time come, another HIV-alliance-virus has come into your body and starting another disseases...:lol:
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