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Hiv Virus Vaccination

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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
...modified for the strains circulating in Africa and the United States.Sanofi's vaccine, Alvac-HIV, is a canarypox virus with three AIDS virus genes grafted onto it. Variations of it were tested in several countries; it was safe but not protective.... Read more »

Yellow Fever Vaccination and Being HIV+

For starters, this question isn't really about the management of side effects of HIV treatment. ... Read more »

HIV Testing with Military Inoculations

Good Evening Doctor Frascino,My question regards HIV testing and current day US Military... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Discovery of Antibodies That Kill More Than 90% of HIV Viruses Gives New Hope for Vaccine

... "An effective vaccine against the AIDS virus may have moved one step closer to reality, researchers said Thursday," the Los Angeles Times reports. "Federal researchers Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Virus Used to Transport HIV Vaccine Into Body May Be Behind Failure, Study Suggests

... Preliminary results that suggested an increased risk for HIV infection in a vaccine trial that was ultimately halted in 2007 , may have been caused by using the common cold adenovirus to Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Therapeutic HIV Vaccine Suppressed Virus by at Least 80% in Small Group of Patients, Study Says

...virus in order to mount a larger immune response (AFP/ Independent Online , 11/29). Results Four months after their first immunization, the patients' viral load levels were reduced by a median of 80%, Reuters reports. At the end of one... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIH Launches Phase II Trial of HIV Vaccine for Three Strains of Virus

... NIH on Tuesday announced it has launched a Phase II clinical trial of an HIV vaccine that combines strains of the virus found in all regions of the world, the Wall Street Journal reports. Most other experimental Read more »
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HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get... Read more »

Traveling to Africa/Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by travelingguy
...can discuss their experience with the same issue. I'm sure that I am not the only one in here who has ever experienced the HIV+ issue and needing the Yellow Fever Vaccination. Read more »

Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...My HIV doctor has advised against a yellow fever vaccination before my trip to Kenya; and, a vaccination is not required for entry into Read more »

Vaccine Question..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I understand they are working on a hiv vaccine but from what understand about vaccinations is that they create antibodies to protect you from the virus. A HIV vaccine would make you hiv positive would it not? Why would Read more »