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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
...mapping out how to try to improve the world's first successful AIDS vaccine, which protected one in three people from getting HIV in a large study in Thailand.That's not good enough for immediate use, researchers say. Yet it is a watershed event... Read more »

Have we found the hiv vaccine here???

Hi Dr Keith,does this look a good bet for a vaccine for hiv ????and how far are we from a cure or... Read more »

Cure (HIV VACCINES)

Dear Dr. Bob:Thanks for your sterling job you offer to the community. My question is: the HIV virus... Read more »
Articles
Merck & Co., Inc.

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

...trial, called STEP, was an international phase II "test of concept" trial in uninfected volunteers at high risk for acquiring HIV infection. The independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) for STEP reviewed safety data and results of an... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Leaders of Merck's Canceled HIV Vaccine Study Notify Participants Whether They Received Vaccine, Placebo

...Phase II trial, which began in late 2004 and involved HIV-negative volunteers, after the experimental vaccine failed to prevent HIV infection in participants or prove effective in delaying the progression of the virus to AIDS. The trial was... Read more »
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition

Nine Years and Counting: Will We Have an HIV Vaccine by 2007?

...time between a scientist's promising idea for a vaccine and the delivery of that product to the millions of people at risk for HIV in the world. Preclinical research, animal testing, preparation of the vaccine for use in humans, Phase I and II... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seventh Annual HIV Vaccine Awareness Day Emphasizes Need for Vaccine, Appreciation for Vaccine Trial Participants

...Tuesday marks the seventh annual HIV Vaccine Awareness Day , which aims to "emphasiz[e] how today's science may produce tomorrow's ultimate weapon against AIDS," the Atlanta Read more »
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HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 from animals. and animals dont... Read more »

Traveling to Africa/Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by travelingguy
...again. The initial shot is only good for a ten year span. I just got off the telephone with "travel nurse" who administers the vaccines in this area and she did, what I think, an excellent job in explaining it in "laymens" terms. ... 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 »

searching for vaccine will it help people already?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...macrophages and other types of white blood cells, the very defenses needed to resist infection. "Initially, the immunity response to HIV in the body is effective. But then the virus changes itself constantly, making it difficult for the body to... Read more »