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Is There A Vaccine For Hiv/aids?

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
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 Read more »

Vaccines against HIV and AIDS


AIDS Vaccine for HIV + Persons

Dr. Wohl,I have a very stable viral load and high cd4 count. Not requiring treatment for a while. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newly Created Institute "Rare Bit of Good News" In HIV/AIDS Vaccine Efforts, Editorial Says

... Although former President George W. Bush "made an ambitious new commitment to the global fight against AIDS," and Congress in 2008 "authorized billions in new spending," lawmakers and philanthropists "will retreat" as the current economic Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Smallpox Vaccination and the Patient With HIV/AIDS

...recommended for individuals with HIV infection regardless of CD4 cell count. Individuals with immune deficiencies, including HIV/AIDS, may develop severe complications from smallpox vaccination with generalized vaccinia or progressive vaccinia. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...discovery of HIV. Science in its current issue has published an editorial by Bernstein, as well as additional articles about HIV/AIDS vaccine and prevention efforts, to mark the anniversary. Bernstein in the editorial writes that people who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Use of Modified CD4+ T Cells, Vaccine to Fight HIV/AIDS

...Pennsylvania ( Guardian , 11/10). In related news, a second, unrelated report by researchers testing Crucell 's experimental HIV/AIDS vaccine that is based on T cells said it was effective among six rhesus monkeys. For the study, published in... Read more »
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HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 HIV... Read more »

vaccine for AIDS

Posted by onmission, 4 Replies
Mail back to for further information. Read more »


Posted by cassiusp
...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 the vaccine trials.... Read more »

HIV Vaccine Scam

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...body ? a kind of Special Prosecutor?s Office - must be assembled to organize the data about AIDS, the disease ? not HIV, not HIV/AIDS, but the acquired immune deficiency syndrome itself. I strongly believe that by organizing all the data into two... Read more »