U.S. researchers have begun testing the first vaccine against the human immunodeficiency virus. The authorship of the work belongs to virologist Robert Gallo. It was he, together with scientists from France has discovered a retrovirus that causes AIDS.
To create the preliminary version of the drug, scientists took more than 15 years. Now researchers conducted the experiment in which they will learn how an effective HIV vaccine.
According to preliminary information, the drug activates the synthesis of antibodies against HIV in humans. This will help stop the infection at the early stages of introduction of the virus.
Yet they are doing preclinical trials. If successful, the first group will consist of 60 volunteers who have agreed to experience the effect of the drug.