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Promising AIDS Vaccine's Failure Leaves Field Reeling

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Science  05 Oct 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5847, pp. 28-29
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5847.28

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The failure of a promising AIDS vaccine in a large human trial, dubbed STEP, has stunned researchers and raised concerns about the broader T-cell vaccine concept and the future of AIDS vaccine research and development.