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Is There A Vaccine That Helps Prevent Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Vaccines

...Vaccines can help individuals by protecting them against a disease or by helping them fight the disease. For a community, vaccines can lower the overall infection rate and help stop the spread of a disease. See Vaccinations and HIV fact sheet 207 for more information on vaccinations that can help people with HIV prevent some common diseases. How Does a Vaccine Work? A healthy immune system fights anything it thinks is foreign. It...
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 Read more »

HIV vaccine

Hi...I'd like to know if the vaccine that are being developed is just to prevent infection or is for those who are infected already...Thanks
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...Thank you for your post.Unfortunately vaccine development for HIV has been very slow. Most vaccines being researched are in fairly early stages of development. Some are being tested in those Read more »

Gardasil plus flu vaccine, false positive HIV?(INFLUENZA VACCINATION AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TESTS) (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS)

A week ago my 17-year-old daughter received a letter from Red Cross indicating she screened HIV positive after donating at a recent blood drive. Results were HIV-1/HIV-2 Positive, Confirmatory Indeterminate, NAT Negative. Retesting was done at a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your post. Yes, we are trying to get this more recent information out to a wider audience. The influenza vaccine changes from year to year to cover the most likely flu strain candidates for the coming flu season. We do have... Read more »

HIV+ and Vaccination Shots

Hello,On 9-7-04 I was told I was HIV+. I have received a HEP A shot, TB test, Pneumovax, flu shot and tested neg for all other STD's. When I research material I find there is no mention of whether or not people who have received such vaccinations or...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...These vaccines have become a standard part of management because of the greater risk of infectious complications in HIV-infected patients. Vaccination poses some challenges though. Vaccines work best in patients with high CD4 counts and for this Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV/AIDS Research Center in Cameroon to Help Develop Vaccine Against Vertical HIV Transmission

... An HIV/AIDS research center in Yaounde, Cameroon, that opened last month plans to help develop a vaccine to prevent infants from contracting HIV through breast-feeding, SciDev.net reports. Breast-feeding might account for nearly Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Researchers, Government Officials Track Progress, Forecast Challenges Ahead for HIV Vaccine Development

...gathering in Atlanta this week to discuss the progress and future challenges in the development of a vaccine that protects against HIV, FierceVaccines reports (Carroll, 9/29). The AIDS Vaccine 2010 meeting, which kicked off Tuesday, will run... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Clinical Research on HIV/AIDS Vaccines

...National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts clinical trials of candidate vaccines to discover which might most successfully protect people from human... Read more »
Merck & Co., Inc.

Vaccination and Enrollment Are Discontinued in Phase II Trials of Merck's Investigational HIV Vaccine Candidate

... Whitehouse Station, N.J., and Seattle - Vaccination in a phase II clinical trial of Merck & Co., Inc.'s investigational HIV vaccine (V520) is being discontinued because the vaccine was not effective. The announcement was made today by the... Read more »
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HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...get HIV..they may get other diseases that is similar to HIV but not HIV itself. and according to this study, they tested this vaccine in monkey and it was effective..??!! of course it would be effective, because monkeys dont get HIV. i mean, am i... Read more »

AIDS VACCINE question

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
...RedFlagsDaily.com) I told you so. I told you so in the scientific literature. I told you so on the internet. I told you that an HIV vaccine would never work. This week, the long-awaited results from an independent trial of the world?s best... Read more »

vaccine for AIDS

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