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Can Hiv/aids Be Preventable With Vaccines

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment Must Not Be Deterred by Increasing Number of HIV Cases, Lack of Vaccine, Editorial Says

"Dark as the future appears, the fight to stem AIDS must go on" because prevention programs avert HIV cases and treating HIV-positive people with antiretroviral drugs saves lives, according to a UNAIDS and World Health Organization report released... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Is Found to Be Partly Effective at Preventing HIV Infection, but Advocates Express Skepticism

After years of failure and frustration, a major breakthrough has been announced in the field of HIV/AIDS vaccine development: For the first time, a vaccine candidate has been found to be at least partly effective in protecting humans from HIV. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Modeling Data Shows Vaccine Can Build on HIV/AIDS Prevention Tools

In this post in USAID's "IMPACTblog ," International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) President and CEO Margaret McGlynn discusses new modeling data from IAVI and the Futures Institute, with support from USAID, which "illustrates how a safe,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can we hope for a curative HIV vaccine? (VACCINE TRIALS, 2009)

Hi Dr. and thanks for your dedication & permanent support to all of us, you are wonderful.What is your opinion about the new preventive HIV vaccine? Do you think that we can build on it to have a curative vaccine soon? I know that you are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The news about the limited success of the recent AIDS prevention vaccine trial was unexpected and certainly welcomed, considering the numerous vaccine trial failures over the past decade. However, I agree with Tony Foci that this is not a... Read more »

AIDS Vaccine for HIV + Persons

Dr. Wohl,I have a very stable viral load and high cd4 count. Not requiring treatment for a while. I am curious as to whether you believe that say in the next 10 years we may have an effective vaccine that will prevent the onset of AIDS in hiv +...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Marco-A therapeutic HIV vaccine is possible and maybe will help augment immune responses to the virus. This may actually be the most sucessful application of an HIV vaccine in the near term. DW... Read more »

Vaccines against HIV and AIDS

WHEN I TURNED ON THE CNN NEWS THE OTHER NIGHT I CAUGHT THE END OF A STORY ABOUT A NEW VACCINE THAT PREVENTS HIV IN AS MANY AS 50% OR MORE PEOPLE NOW IN TRIAL/TESTING. CAN YOU SHED SOME LIGHT ON THIS SUBJECT, OR AT LEAST CLUE ME IN ON WHAT IS GOING...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Considering that every vaccine against HIV is currently in laboratory studies or in clinical trials, nobody can tell you how well an experimental vaccine works. We do not know how safe or effective any vaccine or... Read more »

AIDS VS HIV...VACCINE??

Hi doc.It's me again. I'm still sane! The guy who slept with a "massage" therapist and scared himself silly (even though protection was used). I plan on writing down my thoughts when my mind is at ease after my 12 week test....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Worried Well,Briefly, HIV vaccines come in 2 basic types:1.A "therapeutic" vaccine used to treat folks who are HIV-positive. The concept here is to bolster their immune systems to better fight the invading virus.2.A... Read more »
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vaccine

Posted by DUDE
The worldwide search for an HIV vaccine received a boost Thursday as the
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced funding
of nine U.S. clinical units of the new HIV Vaccine Trials Network... Read more »

AIDS VACCINE question

Posted by cassiusp
Hi Guys,

I want to get a road trip organized from south florida for a bunch of poz guys to go and participate on the trial studies going on for the HIV vaccine in DC. But before I can start this endeavor I want to get to know as much as I can about... Read more »

U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted by bradford
U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention

The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against AIDS but many are unaware of the harmful tactics and funding shortfalls.

Throughout the... Read more »

OPHA - Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS

Posted by OPHA
Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Inc., (OPHA), is a non profit agency that serves Black, White, Hispanic, and any other race of gay men of all ages who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. The agency serves the community through culturally and... Read more »