Off Beat: Antibody 91% Effective Against HIV

Well this is good news for… everyone. It seems a 60 year old man naturally created antibodies that are 91% effective against the HIV virus. In the same way your body creates antibodies to fend off the common cold, this man’s body has created antibodies that are extremely effective against HIV/AIDs. Scientists are trying to find a way to duplicate the man’s amazing antibodies so that anyone could create them. Essentially, they’re using his antibodies as a base to create a vaccine for HIV/AIDS.
Now, there’s still a lot of work to be done, but this is a huge step in the right direction.
Read the full article for more information.
via The Wall Street Journal

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