HIV and Aids have been around for 40 years, and still we have no effective vaccine. Above: HIV viruses have infected a human T-cell causing it to make more HIV viruses. Illustration: Getty Images HIV and Aids have been around for 40 years, and still we have no effective vaccine. Above: HIV viruses have infected a human T-cell causing it to make more HIV viruses. Illustration: Getty Images
HIV and Aids have been around for 40 years, and still we have no effective vaccine. Above: HIV viruses have infected a human T-cell causing it to make more HIV viruses. Illustration: Getty Images
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There’s still no HIV vaccine. Could Covid-19 jab technology – mRNA shots or modified cold virus – be the answer?

  • After 40 years, HIV treatment has advanced dramatically, but there is still no sign of an effective vaccine
  • Various trials have taken place without success, but there are hopes for a trial mRNA vaccine and another that uses a genetically modified cold virus

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HIV and Aids have been around for 40 years, and still we have no effective vaccine. Above: HIV viruses have infected a human T-cell causing it to make more HIV viruses. Illustration: Getty Images HIV and Aids have been around for 40 years, and still we have no effective vaccine. Above: HIV viruses have infected a human T-cell causing it to make more HIV viruses. Illustration: Getty Images
HIV and Aids have been around for 40 years, and still we have no effective vaccine. Above: HIV viruses have infected a human T-cell causing it to make more HIV viruses. Illustration: Getty Images
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