Superinfection—when someone living with HIV is infected with a second strain of the virus—is a scary prospect. But is it a concern in the era of modern HIV treatment?
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day 2019 falls on the cusp of a scientific breakthrough.
Get basic information on how vaccines work and answers to many common questions about a vaccine against HIV.
In the Era of Daily PrEP, Feds May Stop Research Funding Gels, Rings, and Douches for HIV Prevention
The effectiveness of pre-exposure prophylaxis has played a role in diverting U.S. funding from microbicide research.
What are microbicides, why do we need them, and what is the status of current microbicide research? This fact sheet answers those questions and more.
Key PointsA preventive HIV vaccine is given to people who do not have HIV, with the goal of preventing HIV infection in the future.There are currently no preventive HIV vaccines approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but research is un...
A new HIV vaccine candidate has shown over 50% effectiveness in preventing transmission of an HIV-like virus in monkeys, according to a recent animal study.
There has been a lot of recent HIV research around microbicide use as a way to prevent HIV transmission, and some results have been promising. If you're unfamiliar with what microbicides are or you're looking to get yourself up to speed on all the fa...
An HIV vaccine has remained elusive. But a set of new strategies in trials around the world may finally turn that around. Rod McCullom reports.
Vaccines are the most effective means to prevent and even eradicate infectious diseases. Learn the basics of how vaccines work, and the possible routes to a vaccine for HIV.