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An international team of researchers has brought millions of vulnerable women closer to a potentially powerful weapon against HI

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Submitted by Heather Corinna on Sun, 2004-11-14 17:00

Because most HIV infections are transmitted across mucosal surfaces -- the vagina and the rectum particularly -- scientists have been concentrating on microbicides to prevent transmission. The research has intensified in recent years because of promising theories like the one behind PSC-RANTES and the lack of a viable vaccine.

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