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wondergirl
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Vaccine Question..
      #37163 - 07/17/02 05:10 PM

I understand they are working on a hiv vaccine but from what understand about vaccinations is that they create antibodies to protect you from the virus. A HIV vaccine would make you hiv positive would it not? Why would anybody want to take a shot that would make them hiv positive? Anbody know more about this?



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uhohblita
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Re: Vaccine Question.. new
      #37178 - 07/18/02 12:03 AM

im not to sure about your logic. they have hep a,b vaccines that (i dont think) dont turn you pos for hep. i could be wrong though.



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Re: Vaccine Question.. new
      #37204 - 07/18/02 12:38 PM

yes hep vaccine make you positive for antiobodies thats why your protected from hep. As ar as hiv goes not sure why they would be looking into a vaccine as being positive or hiv is considered a danger rather than protection.



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