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Why there’s no need for alarm about the University of Queensland-CSL vaccine failure – SBS News

The revelation that the development of an Australian vaccine would be halted because it returned a false positive for HIV will come as a surprise to many.



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The University of Queensland and biotechnology company CSL halted trials of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate after participants returned false-positive results for HIV. 
There are concerns it may fuel vaccine hesitancy, or worse, embolden anti-vaccination proponents.
But experts say theres no cause for concern, and rather, its even a promising sign that Australia’s regulatory system is doing its job. 
Does this vaccine cause HIV?
No. The University of Queensland and CSL researchers have stressed that…

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