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The mixed blessing of interferon

Nature volume 511, pages 537538 (31 July 2014) | Download Citation

A study in monkeys finds that treatment with the protein interferon protects against simian immunodeficiency virus, but that prolonged interferon administration exacerbates the chronic stage of the infection. See Letter p.601

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  1. Amalio Telenti is at the Institute of Microbiology, University Hospital of Lausanne, University of Lausanne, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland.

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