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vaccine for chickenpox given to 10kids of Hiv.

Dear Dr DavidI am the same person who's daughter and grand son 10 month kid both r HIV Pos. I want an advice from You,and my Dr from India has also aske me to post this que to You.Can this child with Vl 100,000 copies and CD count 4,000 gan be...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks for your question. According the National Guideline Clearing House website:"Children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may be at increased risk of morbidity from varicella and herpes zoster. Limited data on... Read more »

Herpes Zoster -- Treatment Length & Vaccination

Dear SirI am 57 years,diagnosed HIV+ five years ago with CD4 105 and VL over half million. Current... Read more »

Vaccine B given at the CORRECT time.

I have had the Hep.B vaccination March 8th, April 8th and October 18th. Is the third vaccine... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Herpes Zoster Vaccine Safe and Effective in HIV-Positive People

Encouraging results were presented from the ACTG A5247 study on the use of two doses of a live varicella zoster virus (VZV) vaccine (Zostavax, Merck) in almost 400 HIV positive people who were VZV positive or who had herpes zoster (HZ)/shingles... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact... Read more »
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, said it is abandoning its work on the Simplirix vaccine. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Five-time Olympic medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee has joined researchers at Saint Louis University to lend support to their efforts to eradicate genital herpes. Joyner-Kersee said she thinks efforts to educate about the disease and to create a vaccine... Read more »
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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 Kenya. It does seem advisory to me given that I will be in Yellow Fever country around Mt. Kenya for part of my... 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 »

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 »

MORE GOOD NEWS! Therapeutic Vaccine Is Working!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dr. David Ho: "It's terrific. I would say full speed ahead for this particular research program."

The results "are extremely encouraging and what many of us had hoped we's see when the trial started," echoed Dr. Robert Schooley.

"There's still a long... Read more »