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COULD THIS STRUCTURE
HELP RESEARCHERS BUILD
BETTER VACCINE CANDIDATES?

As the year comes to a close there is, as always, much to reflect on. Vaccine research was brought once again to the forefront of people’s minds as the world, and particularly the West African nations of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, grappled with the deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus since it was discovered in 1976. Our final edition of 2014 features updates on the progress in developing Ebola vaccines, an-indepth look at the inaugural HIV R4P conference, and a feature that delves into the recently rejuvenated field of therapeutic vaccine research. If anything, the message of the inaugural HIV R4P conference was that the efforts to treat, prevent, and cure HIV infection are now intertwined and that it is only through a combination approach that an AIDS-free generation will truly be reached. Read more...

 
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