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Importance Of HIV And AIDS Vaccines

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increased Research, Determination Needed in HIV/AIDS Vaccine Efforts, HIV Vaccine Enterprise Head Says

The disappointment that followed the cancellation of a Merck vaccine trial in September 2007 has been replaced by a renewed determination among the scientific community, Alan Bernstein, executive director of the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise ,... 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

HIV/AIDS Vaccine More Than Decade Away, Bill Gates Says; Funding Development of Vaccine Main Goal of Gates Foundation

An HIV/AIDS vaccine is "not around the corner" and will take at least a decade more to develop, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said during a recent trip to Britain, where he received an honorary knighthood, the Wall Street Journal reports. Although... Read more »
Ask the Experts

will ther e ever be vaccination for hiv/aids

Do you think there will ever be a vaccination for hiv/aids in the near future, which will wipe out the virus from your body once and for all?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Unlikely that such a therapeutic vaccine will erradicate HIV from the body. It is likely that such a vaccine will be found that will stimulate the immune system to significantly suppress and control viral replication.... 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 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 »

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 »
Connect With Others

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 »

vaccine for AIDS

Posted by onmission, 4 Replies


Mail back to onmission@rediffmail.com for further information.

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AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition Director

Posted by Anonymous
The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) is recruiting for an Executive Director to lead the organization's advocacy, education and public policy work. Position is in New York , New York.

Resume Submission Deadline:
December 3, 2003

Start Date:
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HIV Vaccine could be commercially available in five years.

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
HIV Vaccine: Western University Researchers Report Success In Trials
The Huffington Post Canada | Posted: 09/04/2013 15:00 BST | Updated: 04/09/2013 16:12 BST

"Sumagen, the South Korean biotech firm sponsoring the vaccine, cited manufacturing, as... Read more »