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Scientists at NIH and Emory achieve sustained SIV remission in monkeys

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Scientists at NIH and Emory University have experimentally induced sustained remission of SIV, the simian form of HIV, in infected monkeys. The animals' immune systems have been suppressing the virus to undetectable levels for as long as 23 months since the monkeys completed an investigational treatment regimen.
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