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Authorities knew risk of UQ virus vaccine – Busselton Dunsborough Mail

Health authorities knew a now-scrapped coronavirus vaccine risked participants falsely testing positive for HIV, but they didn’t expect it to become a problem……

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Health authorities knew a now-scrapped coronavirus vaccine risked participants falsely testing positive for HIV, but they didn’t expect it to become a problem.
The University of Queensland and biotechnology company CSL abandoned trials of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate after one of the ingredients used – a protein found in HIV – caused 168 participants to return false positive tests to human immunodeficiency virus.
They were all the participants who didn’t receive a placebo.
The use of the protein…

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