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What's The HIV Vaccine?

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HIV Vaccines

Table of Contents What Is a Vaccine? I Have HIV -- Why Do HIV Vaccines Matter to Me? Can an HIV Vaccine Cause HIV Infection? Is There an HIV Vaccine? Are There HIV Vaccine Studies Going on Now? How Are HIV Vaccines Tested? What Results Have Been Seen in HIV Vaccine Research? Is HIV Vaccine Research Going Forward? How Long Will it Take to Find an HIV Vaccine That Works? Do Vaccine Trials Do Anything to Help Reduce the...
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Can we hope for a curative HIV vaccine? (VACCINE TRIALS, 2009)

Hi Dr. and thanks for your dedication & permanent support to all of us, you are wonderful.What is your opinion about the new preventive HIV vaccine? Do you think that we can build on it to have a curative vaccine soon? I know that you are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The news about the limited success of the recent AIDS prevention vaccine trial was unexpected and certainly welcomed, considering the numerous vaccine trial failures over the past decade. However, I agree with Tony Foci that this is not a... Read more »

Gardasil plus flu vaccine, false positive HIV?(INFLUENZA VACCINATION AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TESTS) (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS)

A week ago my 17-year-old daughter received a letter from Red Cross indicating she screened HIV positive after donating at a recent blood drive. Results were HIV-1/HIV-2 Positive, Confirmatory Indeterminate, NAT Negative. Retesting was done at a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your post. Yes, we are trying to get this more recent information out to a wider audience. The influenza vaccine changes from year to year to cover the most likely flu strain candidates for the coming flu season. We do have recent... Read more »

HiV- vaccine

PLease AnSWER...how long are we from developing a HIV vaccine, is it true that it is more likely to find a vaccine than a cure? And are we 20, 40, or 60 percent to finding the cure?thank you for your time......
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.There has been considerable advance in our knowledge about HIV vaccines in the past several years. Unfortunately, this does not mean that a vaccine cure for HIV is any where in the near future.It is importantn to... Read more »

HIV Vaccines available and effective?

In searching the web I see little about results of HIV vaccines started in '97. Do you have any summaries or can you refer to any website that focuses on vaccines? Also, since my lover's HIV test labeled two forms of the virus, would a...
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
Two strategies continue to be worked on, preventative and therapeutic vaccines. The first is to prevent infection. The second is to enhance the immune system of those already infected. Types of vaccines have included subunit (envelop protein), whole... Read more »
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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 »

HIV Vaccine Scam

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
(article courtesy of RedFlagsDaily.com)

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 »

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 HIV... 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 »