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New HIV vaccine using RNA technology

Thursday 31st March 2022 | Sunaina Born | R1 News Reporter | sunaina@r1.co.nz

The National Institute of Health has just launched a phase one clinical trial evaluating three experimental HIV vaccines based on a messenger RNA technology. 

The new HIV vaccine is set to follow the same guidelines and science as the Covid-19 vaccine. 

Sunaina Born spoke to Professor Kurt Krause, a virologist at the University of Otago, who is currently looking into HIV research.