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Failed AIDS Vaccine May Increase Risk

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Failed AIDS Vaccine May Increase Risk

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Failed AIDS Vaccine May Increase Risk

Failed AIDS Vaccine May Increase Risk

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Until recently, scientists had high hopes for an AIDS vaccine made by the pharmaceutical giant Merck. But researchers learned that some who got that vaccine also contracted the AIDS virus.

Scientists are trying to figure out what went wrong, as NPR Science Correspondent Brenda Wilson explains.

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