Nigeria Orders Tests on Local Cure for HIV Virus
February 16, 2001
The legal battle between Nigerian scientist Jeremiah Abalaka and the Health Ministry over the ban on using his HIV vaccine is continuing with a directive from the Nigerian parliament ordering clinical trials of the drug. The tests are set to begin within the next few months. Abalaka had sued the government after it banned the vaccine he developed last year.
Other CDC News for February 16, 2001
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.