For several years now, scientists working on an HIV vaccine have been focused on a small set of patients whose immune systems were able to generate rare antibodies able to vanquish most strains of the lethal virus. And over the weekend a team of scientists from South Africa and the U.S. say that one woman–dubbed CAP256-VRC26–may have offered a key to do just that.

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Source: Investigators ID a rare antibody that may offer a key to elusive HIV vaccine


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