HIV Vaccine Awareness Day Statement by Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
May 14, 2012
There is a growing consensus that we can significantly curtail the HIV/AIDS pandemic by implementing scientifically proven HIV prevention strategies, such as voluntary medically supervised adult male circumcision, prevention of mother-to-child transmission and treatment as prevention. With 2.7 million new HIV infections in 2010 alone, however, it is likely that controlling and ultimately ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic will require an effective vaccine as well. This past year, there have been a number of encouraging findings on this front.
Last month, a detailed analysis of specimens from the first HIV vaccine clinical trial to show a modest protective effect yieldedView Full Article
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