Attenuated poxvirus vectors MVA and NYVAC as promising vaccine candidates against HIV/AIDS.

@article{Esteban2009AttenuatedPV,
  title={Attenuated poxvirus vectors MVA and NYVAC as promising vaccine candidates against HIV/AIDS.},
  author={Mariano Esteban},
  journal={Human vaccines},
  year={2009},
  volume={5 12},
  pages={867-71}
}
As yet, the only human infectious disease eradicated from our planet is smallpox, caused by variola virus a member of the poxvirus family. The vaccination success, with the declaration by WHO in 1980 of a worldwide free of smallpox, was largely due to the availability of a quite effective and stable live vaccine, as well as the restricted human host for virus infection. Variola was considered one of the most devastating diseases of human mankind. With the sudden appearance of the HIV/AIDS in… CONTINUE READING
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