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Can A Tetanus Or Hep Vaccine Trigger Cll To Develop

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Are we getting closer to developing Hep C vaccine?

Hello Dr. Taylor, My question is why has there still been no vaccination for Hep C? Is it much more difficult to create a vaccine for Hep C as opposed to Hep A and B? Are we any closer than we once were in creating the vaccine?Thank you! ...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
Hepatitis C is a tricky virus. With hepatitis A and B, we can clear the virus ( always with A, sometimes with B), and develop a protective antibody. This is the foundation for these vaccines. The antibody we make in our bodies upon exposure to... Read more »

no immune response to hep b vaccine, pls answer

8 years ago a was vaccinated for hep b (three doses), but I didn/t developed the antibodies.As far... Read more »

Hep B Vaccination and Testing

Dear Dr Dieterich, If the vaccination series was taken after a low risk exposure,... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

NIDA Supports Development of Combined Anti-Heroin and HIV Vaccine

Dr. Gary R. Matyas. Dr. Gary R. Matyas has been selected the 2012 recipient of the NIDA Avant-Garde Award for Medications Development. Matyas proposes to develop an effective, safe and easily manufactured combination anti-heroin/HIV vaccine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Vaccine on Horizon as Scientists Develop Jab That Gives 70 Percent Protection to Monkeys

A new study by Emory University researchers is seen as a step toward the development of a vaccine to prevent HIV infection. In the team's experiment, an injection protected monkeys against repeated exposure to the nonhuman version of HIV. The... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Adaptive Trial Designs Could Accelerate HIV Vaccine Development

WHAT: In the past 12 years, four large-scale efficacy trials of HIV vaccines have been conducted in various populations. Results from the most recent trial -- the RV144 trial in Thailand, which found a 31 percent reduction in the rate of HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dutch Biotech Company, IAVI Sign Exclusive Licensing Agreement to Develop AIDS Vaccine

Dutch biotechnology company Crucell on Tuesday announced an exclusive licensing agreement with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative to develop an AIDS vaccine based on the company's AdVac technology, Reuters reports. Crucell likely will... Read more »
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Has anyone heard about a posible working vaccine?

Posted by stevetrip, 3 Replies
I've seen a post on SaveADAP that says theresee "Rutger's may have stopped HIV" by Gary Karch. "The drugs called DAPY's mimic the virus by changing shape which enables it to interfere with the way HIV attacks the immune system. It sounds... Read more »

hep and hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you are exposed to hiv and hep at the same time, will that extend the window period for testing. Or will you still get a conclusive test at the 12/13 week mark? Read more »

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Posted by DUDE
NIAID Puts More Weight Behind AIDS Vaccine

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced
on Tuesday four novel public-private... Read more »

answer me because bob dosnt.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here is a general query.

Two guys , Mark and Jack live an the Bahamas having fun and frolicking all day long. Mark the smarter one has himself vaccinated against hepatitis the same day Jack gets infected.
Both meet each other at the STD testing... Read more »