U.S., Nigeria to Collaborate on HIV Vaccine Research
May 27, 2010
The U.S. will work with Nigeria on a joint HIV/AIDS vaccine research effort, Jack Lew, the U.S. deputy secretary of state, said on Tuesday during a visit to a medial center in Abuja, Nigeria, This Day reports. Nigeria and the U.S. will also work with researchers from other countries, according to Lew, who said the effort was part of the countries reinvigorated bi-lateral relations. "That research for an HIV vaccine is in partnership with our colleagues in Nigeria and the United States and multiple researchers all over the world. Nigeria is playing a central role in that pursuit and it is something to be very proud of," Lew said (Nwezeh, 5/26).
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