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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Vaccines To Cure Hiv In Hiv Positive People

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Hep A and B Vaccines for HIV+ persons

Do you recommend Hep A & B vaccinations for HIV+ positive persons and why or why not?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I do recommend these vaccines since I don't want my HIV infected patients to get any infections they can be prevented from getting. This is also true of pneumococcal vaccine and influenza Read more »

vaccinations for HIV+ Persons

Hi Dr. Holodniy:What vaccinations should a HIV+ person receive and which ones should they not? Read more »

AIDS Vaccine for HIV + Persons

Dr. Wohl,I have a very stable viral load and high cd4 count. Not requiring treatment for a while. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...were published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases (2/1). Back to other news for February 2011 Search the Newsroom archive This information was reprinted from with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

H1N1 Vaccine Trials in HIV-Infected People

... Clinical trials of the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine have begun among HIV-positive pregnant women to determine if the product safely elicits a protective immune response, the National Institutes of Health Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Durham, N.C.-Based Bioscience Firm to Test First Personalized HIV/AIDS Vaccine

...Merix Bioscience -- in conjunction with the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam is set to test the safety of an experimental HIV/AIDS vaccine, which the company hopes will become the first personalized vaccine, the Raleigh News & Observer ... 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 »
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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 »

Reply to "cure not discusses"

Posted by Iwonder, 3 Replies they focus on giving us treatments, and instead of several pills you can take one and how to live with and how to maintain HIV blah blah blah. Its kind of odd that every cure in the past has failed now there is Thereputic vaccine that is in... 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 »

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 »