Could mRNA technology used in COVID vaccine help with HIV crisis?

[KARE 11 News, May 18, 2022] Minnesota is in the midst of an outbreak and we're not talking about COVID-19. Rather, the Minnesota Department of Health is reporting a cluster of HIV diagnoses. Some of them were discovered as early as last year and most of them are in Ramsey, Hennepin and St. Louis Counties. 

Thousands of people across the state are already living with the virus that has no cure. 

But this is where COVID could come into play because the historic mRNA vaccine developed during the pandemic could be the same technology that finally solves the HIV crisis.

Abbot Northwestern Hospital's Dr. Frank Rhame has spent a lifetime treating people with HIV, including the state's first positive patient, Bruce Brockway.

Posted on May 18, 2022 in HIV/AIDSVaccine

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