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2008-10-02 07:45:00

Researchers said on Wednesday the deadly AIDS virus has been circulating among humans for nearly a century — decades longer than scientists had first thought.

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2008-07-23 13:05:00

Newly revised estimates of the annual rate of HIV infections in the U.S. are expected to be released early next month, officials of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.

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2008-07-19 00:40:00

U.S. AIDS researchers will no longer test an experimental AIDS vaccine. They say the failure of a Merck and Co. vaccine shows the need for quicker, more focused testing.

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2008-03-26 14:05:00

U.S. Officials pledged to overhaul efforts to find an effective AIDS vaccine during a summit with scientists.

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2008-03-10 13:15:00

Drug resistance is making many diseases increasingly difficult - and sometimes impossible - to treat, according to Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health.

2006-03-29 17:07:11

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An experimental vaccine against H5N1 bird flu only appears to work at the very highest doses, meaning it will be harder than feared to protect the population against a pandemic, researchers said on Wednesday.

2006-03-09 12:35:00

Women and girls - get out your red ribbons. March 10th is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

2006-01-23 18:20:51

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chimpanzee blood may provide a safer vaccine against smallpox, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.

2005-11-11 00:45:00

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists in Hong Kong say they may have helped explain why the H5N1 bird flu virus kills so many healthy young adults -- it apparently causes a "storm" of immune system chemicals that overwhelms the patient.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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