Scientistis Make New Advance Against AIDS Virus

Drug Could Neutralize HIV

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Scientists are calling it a “remarkable new advance” against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

They’ve created a drug candidate they say is so potent it might help the body stop or neutralize HIV.

Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter, Fla. say the drug blocks HIV in monkeys which could lead to an unconventional vaccine in humans.

The research involved scientists from more than a dozen research institutions.

Click here if you’d like to read more about the research.
The measles outbreak isn’t showing any signs of leveling off.

The Centers for Disease Control confirms 141 cases since January 1 and is seeing more adult cases than usual during this outbreak, though children are also getting the virus.

One infected person can spread it to as many as 18 other people.

Cases have been reported in 17 states.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given the stamp of approval to America’s first genetically-modified apple.

But before it gave the green light, the USDA had to test whether the apple trees would threaten other plants and agriculture in the U.S.

The Food and Drug Administration is not required to approve genetically-engineered food.

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