Eradication of helminthic infections may be essential for successful vaccination against HIV and tuberculosis.

@article{Borkow2000EradicationOH,
  title={Eradication of helminthic infections may be essential for successful vaccination against HIV and tuberculosis.},
  author={Gadi Borkow and Zvi Bentwich},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2000},
  volume={78 11},
  pages={1368-9}
}
The current epidemics of tuberculosis and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (caused, respectively, by infectionwithMycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) andhuman immunodeficiency virus (HIV)) are amajor cause for concern.No successful or effective anti-HIV vaccine has been yet developed, and Bacille Calmette– Guérin (BCG) has failed to confer protection against tuberculosis in developing countries. Nevertheless, apart from the use of social and educational measures, the only plausible way to… CONTINUE READING