Nation starts AIDS vaccine trials on volunteers


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China, a country with 840,000 HIV carriers, began its first human trials of a new AIDS vaccine Saturday, said an expert with the disease prevention and control center of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

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A 20-year old man became the first volunteer to receive the AIDS vaccino therapy. He was followed by seven others, four of them women. They all signed waivers and received physical check-up.


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