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Vaccines To Cure People Who Are Hiv Positive

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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 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 »
Articles
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 kff.org 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

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 »
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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
...GRATEFUL FOR IT hopefully it is successful soon. But what concerns me is why so long? why are using a gene from a HIV positive person whose viral load remains undetectable without meds but their CD4 count is affected by it, why not use an elite... 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 »