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Australia Scraps Covid-19 Vaccine Development After Trials Lead to False HIV Positive

Australia Scraps Covid-19 Vaccine Development After Trials Lead to False HIV Positive

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Australia has abandoned the development of a domestically-made coronavirus vaccine after participants in clinical trials for the jab returned false positive test results for HIV. - Science news - The drug, created by the University of Queensland (UQ) and biotech firm CSL, triggered a “robust” immune response to SARS-COV-2 in phase 1 trials, but it also led to...

Quantum Nanodiamonds May Help Detect Viruses Like HIV, COVID-19 Earlier

Quantum Nanodiamonds May Help Detect Viruses Like HIV, COVID-19 Earlier

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The quantum sensing abilities of nanodiamonds can be used to improve the sensitivity of paper-based diagnostic tests, potentially allowing for earlier detection of diseases such as HIV and COVID-19, according to a study. - Science news - Paper-based lateral flow tests work the same way as a pregnancy test in that a strip of paper is soaked in a fluid sample and a change...

Scientists Reengineer Immune Cells in Step towards Possible Cure for HIV

Scientists Reengineer Immune Cells in Step towards Possible Cure for HIV

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Scientists generated new hope for a cure after they created a durable and long-lasting defense against HIV infection, using genetically engineered immune cells from a patient's body. - Science news - In experiments on mice, a team at Scripps Research induced broadly neutralizing antibodies, or bnAbs, capable of preventing HIV infection.They managed this by...