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HIV vaccine elicits antibodies in animals that neutralize dozens of HIV strains

National Institutes of Health

An experimental vaccine regimen based on the structure of a vulnerable site on HIV elicited antibodies in mice, guinea pigs and monkeys that neutralize dozens of HIV strains from around the world. The findings were reported today in the journal Nature Medicine by researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, and their colleagues.

HHS Announces New DASPA for Office of Population Affairs

Jessie Hellmann - The Hill

Diane Foley has been named deputy assistant secretary for population affairs at HHS, which oversees the Title X family planning program.

Foley replaces Teresa Manning, who abruptly resigned in January.

Why it matters: The administration is trying to shepherd through changes to Title X that would drastically reshape the program. A proposed regulation unveiled last week would ban providers from participating in the program if they refer patients for abortions or share space with abortion providers.