New vaccine could give HIV patients an extended break from the AIDS cocktail

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The famous AIDS cocktail, a blend of life-prolonging drugs with wicked side effects, could be a thing of the past. At this year’s International AIDS Conference, scientists announced that they are testing a vaccine designed to give HIV patients an extended break from their regular medication.Guest: Dr. Barry Peters, head of the academic unit of HIV & STDs at the Guys & St. Thomas' site of King's College London