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HIV 'Superinfection' Boosts Immune Response: Findings May Provide Insight Into HIV-Vaccine Development

Women who have been infected by two different strains of HIV from two different sexual partners -- a condition known as HIV superinfection -- have more potent antibody responses that block the replication of the virus compared to women who've only been infected once.

These findings, by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, are published online March 29 in PLoS Pathogens.

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