HIV/AIDS Vaccine Likely Will Not Be Available Soon, Researcher Says
May 29, 2008
An HIV/AIDS vaccine likely will not be available in the short term, Jean-Francois Delfraissy, director of France's National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis, said on Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal, Xinhuanet reports. According to Xinhuanet, Delfraissy, who is "one of the pioneers of the fight against AIDS in France," said that the "development of a preventive or therapeutic vaccine against HIV has still a long way to go and is certainly one of the most difficult challenges facing the world's scientific community today."
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