You have to be Joking!!!
Aug 7, 2003
Take a look at this. Here's a Virus they don't even no were it comes from and already the have good vaccines for??? I'm starting to wonder it the Gov isn't behind the whole AID epidemic and could care less. We have a virus that we know were it came from and after 20 year can't come up with anything except taking horrible drug treatments. This is Crazy Please comment.
Response from Dr. Wohl
Your indignation is understandable. However, if development of an effective vaccine was as simple as knowing where a pathogen came from there would be vaccines for more than just HIV.
Note, these results demonstrating the effectivness of an Ebola vaccine were in monkeys (8 of them) and not people.
A vaccine is going to be helpful but is not the only answer to stopping the epidemic. Unlike Ebola, for most, HIV takes some work to get and is not spread through casual contact. IF we can get people to get tested, learn of their infection, start practicing safer sex and drug using behaviors and get on treatment - transmission stops. No joke. DW
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.