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Live Vaccines for Pets and HIV patients

I can't seem to find anyone who can comment on this. My partner has HIV, low CD4 (<100), but undetectable, but he has also had a liver transplant and is on ProGraf. A question, his sister wants him to visit but they two ne puppies just...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello,Since dog pathogens (with rare exceptions) don't infect people, there shouldn't be any problem with your sister's puppies visiting your partner. The same isn't necessarily true for people who have been recently vaccinated... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Weakened Smallpox Vaccine Being Tested for HIV-Positive Patients

Researchers are testing a smallpox vaccine that could be used for those who are HIV-positive, undergoing chemotherapy or otherwise unable to use the existing Dryvax vaccine, Dr. Sharon Frey, of Saint Louis University's Center for Vaccine... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Personalized Vaccine Helps Decrease HIV Patients' Viral Load, Study Says

"Twenty-four AIDS patients took part in a clinical trial [of a vaccine] carried out by doctors at Barcelona's Hospital Clinic and after 24 weeks the majority had shown a 'significant' decrease in their viral load, the hospital said" on Tuesday,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smallpox Vaccine Safe in HIV-Infected Patients

Research presented Saturday at the 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy in Washington indicates that the third-generation smallpox vaccine IMVAMUNE is safe and effective for HIV-infected patients. In the... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Smallpox Vaccination and the Patient With HIV/AIDS

Photo credit: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Image Library, 2002. On September 23, 2002, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) presented a detailed operational plan for implementing a large-scale smallpox... Read more »
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vaccine hope-just thought this might help

Posted by Anonymous
Wednesday, 14 June, 2000, 18:05 GMT 19:05 UK
Live HIV vaccine 'is possible'
Scientists are developing a live vaccine for HIV that
cannot infect the people it is supposed to protect.

New Scientist magazine reports that a US team has
created a hybrid of... Read more »

New vaccine shows promise!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Novel Vaccine Activates HIV Immunity, Slows AIDS Virus
Monday, November 29, 2004
By Daniel J. DeNoon

It worked in mice. It worked in monkeys. And now in humans, a therapeutic vaccine has stopped HIV in its tracks.

The vaccine is made from a patient's... Read more »

Has anyone heard about a posible working vaccine?

Posted by stevetrip, 3 Replies
I've seen a post on SaveADAP that says theresee "Rutger's may have stopped HIV" by Gary Karch. "The drugs called DAPY's mimic the virus by changing shape which enables it to interfere with the way HIV attacks the immune system. It sounds... Read more »

Has anyone heard about a possible working vaccine?

Posted by stevetrip, 2 Replies
"Rutgers researchers may have stopped HIV" "The drugs called DAPY's mimic the virus by changing shape, which enables them to interfere with the way HIV attacks the immune system." sounds promising &lt; :-) is this legitimate? see the post at : ... Read more »