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Now an even more baffling finding has turned up in a study of 1, prostitutes in Nairobi, Kenya. Four of them became infected with H.
Scientists cannot explain this seeming paradox but say the answer could affect development of an AIDS vaccine. The prostitutes work in a Nairobi slum.
Inresearchers from the University of Nairobi and the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, began to study and Live Lake Havasu City sex the women's sexually transmitted diseases.
When the women enrolled in the study, two-thirds of them were infected with H. The prostitutes said they had five clients a day on average and Sandy City expensive escorts condoms with about four of.
The researchers estimated that each prostitute had unprotected sex with 60 to 70 infected clients a year. A small percentage of the prostitutes remained free of infection for Laredo shemale clubs least three years.
No link has been found between the women who became Real Livermore massage fuck after stopping commercial sex and their condom use or sex practices. Stephen Wolinsky, an AIDS researcher at Northwestern University, called the findings provocative and said he had confidence in them because they came from a scientific team known for meticulous work.
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Scientists have been stymied Black massage Pine Hills identifying what immunologic factor specifically correlates with protection against H. Findings from the Nairobi study may provide another way of seeking the factors that are known as correlates of immunity, Dr. Wolinsky said in an interview at the meeting.
Such information is needed to help create a vaccine. But the findings could be bad news for vaccine development if they meant that booster doses would be needed every few weeks to maintain protection, Dr.
Anthony S. Fauci, who directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in an interview at the meeting.
It could be, he said, that to maintain protection, people need nearly continual exposure to H. Or, he said, perhaps sperm or semen somehow stimulate a relatively short-lived immunologic reaction in the women that protects. If either explanation is correct, Southwest Perth Amboy escorts effective H.
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TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. Fauci offered two possible explanations for the phenomenon.