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Where Is This Herpes Vaccine Given

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...Once-daily valacyclovir is approved for persons without HIV who have up to 9 outbreaks a year. However, once-daily therapy is less effective in people with HIV and others with very frequent episodes. Drug companies are working on vaccines to prevent HSV. One vaccine showed good results against HSV2 in women, but not in men. No vaccines have been approved yet to prevent HSV infection, but research is ongoing in this area. The Bottom Line...
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My thanks to you Dr. Bob! (HERPES, 2010)

Hello Dr, BobI came on here to ask you a question and doing so I had to re-write my post because I realized how remarkable you truly are Dr. Bob. As I was writing it hit me, you have been helping people on here for years! It is truly remarkable that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...once-daily therapy is less effective in people with HIV and others with very frequent episodes.Drug companies are working on vaccines to prevent HSV. One vaccine showed good results against HSV2 in women, but not in men. No vaccines have been... Read more »

NEW RESEARCH ON HIV and HERPES - NO NEED FOR OPEN SORES FOR TRANSMISSION???

Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support the great work you are doing. I have been somewhat satisfied with being sexually active with women using a condom correctly every time based on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infection suggests new directions for HIV prevention research, including more powerful anti-HSV therapies and ideally an HSV-2 vaccine."One of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide, HSV-2 is associated with a two- to... Read more »

Oral Cancer and Herpes

I recently finished an experimental vaccine study with modified dendritic cells. I had to stop all my anti-virals for 6 months. My T-cell count was 720 when I started the study, my viral load was undetectable, and my percentage was 32%. At the end...
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
...You don't indicate how the diagnosis of a "herpetic outbreak" was made. Was this just by clinical exam or was a smear or culture performed from one of the lesions? If the diagnosis Read more »

Herpes, Betrayal, Cervix Mysterys, and HIV risk--Oh my!!!

Hey Bob, I'm actually writing to you, or at least I know of you, since I'm an Oberlin Alum myself (we even met briefly!). I'm writing to ask you a bit about my risks of HIV transmission, and to get some clarity about some of the stats out there. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...once-daily therapy is less effective in people with HIV and others with very frequent episodes.Drug companies are working on vaccines to prevent HSV. One vaccine showed good results against HSV2 in women, but not in men. No vaccines have been... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Experimental Genital Herpes Vaccine Fails Major Clinical Trial

... Researchers said on Thursday that an experimental vaccine to protect women from genital herpes disease had failed in a Phase III trial. GlaxoSmithKline, which manufactured the candidate, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Herpes Vaccine May Help Prevent Infection in Women

...An experimental vaccine for genital herpes may help limit the spread of the incurable disease, which afflicts one in five adult Americans. The vaccine Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: Joyner-Kersee Supports University's Efforts to Create Herpes Vaccine

...their efforts to eradicate genital herpes. Joyner-Kersee said she thinks efforts to educate about the disease and to create a vaccine ultimately can improve women's health and help protect babies. Infants who contract the disease from their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Vaccine Trial Needs 7,500 Women

...For a new vaccine trial, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is working with GlaxoSmithKline to find a rare population of Read more »
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Traveling to Africa/Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by travelingguy
...again. The initial shot is only good for a ten year span. I just got off the telephone with "travel nurse" who administers the vaccines in this area and she did, what I think, an excellent job in explaining it in "laymens" terms. ... Read more »

H1N1 vaccine, autoimmune diseases and other illnes

Posted by snake
...Can H1N1 vaccine just recently administered, an autoimmune disease or other illness in your body delay seroconversion to HIV? Read more »

Herpes question.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »

Vaccine Trials

Posted by squanderer, 1 Reply
...http://chi.ucsf.edu/vaccine/vaccines?page=vc-03-00#S1X Looks like Merck, has a vaccine in Phase II trials. Read more »