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Vaccines For Hiv Positive People

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HIV+ w/ shingles vax

I read the article "When Will There Be A Shingles Vaccine for HIV-Positive People?" (, where Dr. McGowan says, "It would be best to wait to see the results of that study before...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...generally. Individual cases must be considered one at a time. Right now there is no evidence that giving varicella vaccine to a person with HIV that is suppressed and who has maintained a CD4 count at a high level is at increased risk of having... Read more »

New OI vaccines

Hi,Please could you advise what potential value the new Zostovax (shingles) vaccines are for HIV... Read more »

Flu Vaccine's and BLIPS

Could the seasonal flu vaccine or the N1H1 vaccine cause a Viral Load BLIP (slight to moderate... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental TB Vaccine For HIV-Positive People Enters Phase II Clinical Trials

...Foundation announced the start of "Phase II clinical trial of a tuberculosis-vaccine candidate targeted at adults infected with HIV," MarketWatch reports. Trials will test the "safety and efficacy of Aeras 402/Crucell Ad35" and will be led by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Vaccine Candidate May Better Protect HIV-Positive People From TB

...candidate vaccine] could be used by anyone and it is more potent than the current vaccine, but it was designed with the HIV-positive person in mind," said Horwitz. The trials, which will take years, will be conducted in settings with high TB... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Vaccine Reduces TB Incidence by 37% Among HIV-Positive People, Study Says

... A new tuberculosis vaccine reduced the incidence of the disease by 37% among HIV-positive people during a clinical trial in Tanzania, according to a study presented by lead researcher Ford von Reyn at the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Vaccine Reduced TB Rate Among HIV-Positive People in Tanzania, Study Finds

... An experimental vaccine was found to reduce the rate of tuberculosis infections in patients living with HIV, "the first time a shot has been shown to reduce cases of the most common AIDS-related cause of death in poor nations," Bloomberg Read more »
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Cure for HIV not discussed

Posted by new2this2010, 5 Replies
...Everything is being discussed except a cure. There is something wrong with the fact that no one is even concerned about a cure for HIV in these groups and The Body Experts seems to suggest how to live with it but do NOT discuss anything hopeful... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the virus. The great hope for many who believe that HIV causes AIDS is that researchers will some day develop a vaccine. But vaccines work by causing your body to produce antibodies specific to a pathogen. If a vaccine for HIV was created,... Read more »

Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...My HIV doctor has advised against a yellow fever vaccination before my trip to Kenya; and, a vaccination is not required for entry into Read more »

HIV vaccine in the making

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