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Polio Vaccine And Hiv

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

Investigation Into Claims That Polio Vaccine Contaminated With HIV Inconclusive, Nigerian Panel Says

A Nigerian panel on Tuesday said that its investigation into claims that a polio vaccine had been contaminated with HIV is inconclusive, Reuters reports ( Reuters , 2/24). In October 2003, the World Health Organization launched a project to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigeria Sends State, Muslim Representatives Abroad to Show Polio Vaccine Not HIV-Contaminated

The Nigerian government on Friday announced that it is sending state and religious representatives to South Africa, Indonesia and India this week to observe testing of the polio vaccine and "bring back proof" that it is not contaminated with HIV,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian State to Resume Polio Vaccination After 8-Month Boycott Due to Rumors of HIV Contamination

The northern Nigerian state of Kano said on Tuesday that it would end its eight-month boycott of polio vaccinations after tests showed that the vaccines were not contaminated with HIV, Reuters reports (Reuters, 7/19). The state had stopped its... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV From Oral Polio Vaccine?

Dr. Bob,I recently began reading a book called The River by Edward Hooper. In it, Mr. Hooper postulates that HIV was essentially created during experimentation related to an oral Polio vaccine in the 1950's. Thoughts?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I have not read Mr. Hooper's 1999 book, "The River," but from what I've heard, his "circumstantial evidence" supporting his claim that the Wistar polio vaccine caused the AIDS epidemic has been discredited on... Read more »

polio vaccine

my child infected.can i give polio vaccine to him.i already given smallpox etc.whether polio oral drops can be given to my child.his age 3yrs.i am not sure about live or attuanated vaccine.thank you...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Use of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV-e)given by injection is recommended-use of oral live polio vaccine is not recommended for HIV infected persons. KH... Read more »

Will polio affect the result of hiv test

I have polio as a child, will this condition affect the result of a hiv rapid test done by the Home Access Kit...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope! Polio will not affect HIV test results.Good luck!Dr. Bob... Read more »

vaccinations for HIV+ Persons

Hi Dr. Holodniy:What vaccinations should a HIV+ person receive and which ones should they not?...
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
The general rule of thumb is that live vaccines (Measles, polio, yellow fever, etc) are NOT recommended and killed vaccines (influenza, pneumovax, hepatitis A/B, etc) are recommended. It also depends on the where you are on the HIV spectrum... Read more »
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HIV Vaccine Scam

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
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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... Read more »

searching for vaccine will it help people already?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

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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 »

Question regarding HEP vaccination and HIV concerns

Posted by change33, 1 Reply
I had a VDRL done as a follow up to my exposure to Chlamydia Jan 5 . Walk in clinics are the norm where I live because of how hard it is to find a regular doctor that has room for new patience. Just in case you'r wondering why I didn't ask him.....I... Read more »