dstebbins Posted October 17, 2010 Share Posted October 17, 2010 (edited) HIV is neigh impossible to create a vaccine for, largely due to the fact that it mutates so fast that, by the time a vaccine has been created and shipped out to all the pharmacies, it's already obsolete. However, HIV is a small virus, right? I mean, anything that can seep through your sweat pores has to be small. Therefore, it can't possibly have as many nucleotides as, say, the flu. So, by that logic, can't we just create a vaccine for every single possible incarnation of the HIV virus, and group all of those cells into a single, comprehensive set of vaccines? Keep in mind that you only need one HIV cell injected into your system to constitute a vaccine. A cell as small as HIV, you can probably store millions of of them in a single syringe. About ten or twelve injections should do the trick. Thoughts? Edited October 17, 2010 by dstebbins Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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