Follow Us
https://www.thebody.com/category/vaccines-microbicides-hiv/tag/news-analysis

The Latest

A Steady Hand of Advocacy in Uncertain Times: HIV Vaccine Awareness Day 2017 Img

A Steady Hand of Advocacy in Uncertain Times: HIV Vaccine Awareness Day 2017

May 18 marks the 20th anniversary of HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. AVAC is celebrating by hosting a series of webinars to discuss key issues in vaccine research and advocacy.

HIV vaccine

With Global Trials Expanding, More HIV Vaccines Are Put to the Test

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.

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day: Be the Generation Img

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day: Be the Generation

On May 18, the annual observance of HIV Vaccine Awareness Day will draw public attention to the pursuit and promise of safe and effective HIV vaccines....

An HIV Cure and Vaccine Within the Next 15 Years? Img

An HIV Cure and Vaccine Within the Next 15 Years?

The hope for a cure is at an all time high, but the science is still fragile.

Immunity Project Working to Develop HIV Vaccine Img

Immunity Project Working to Develop HIV Vaccine

A unique partnership seeks to develop a free HIV vaccine that would "turn everyone into an elite controller by training the immune system to attack the right targets," Positively Aware reports.

Finding a Way Forward Img

Finding a Way Forward

Matthew Rose was a participant in HVTN 505, the recently cancelled high-profile HIV vaccine study. Despite disappointment over its failure, he offers an optimistic point of view on what the study results mean for the future of vaccine research.

Tennessee: Volunteers Needed for HIV Trials

Vanderbilt University's HIV Vaccine Trials Unit is encouraging high-risk, HIV-negative men ages 18-45 to enroll in a trial testing a new HIV vaccine strategy. Nashville is one of 12 sites chosen by the National Institutes of Health for the HVTN 505 ...

HIV Vaccine Trials and the Science of Oppression

For our World AIDS Day 2010 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- mostly those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog. These columns are writt...

An HIV/AIDS Vaccine Breakthrough? On CNN, Community Leaders Offer Perspective: A Blog Entry by Kellee Terrell

Off the cusp of the exciting news that scientists have discovered two potent antibodies that can stop more than 90 percent of HIV strains, CNN anchor Don Lemon interviewed Phill Wilson, CEO and founder of the Black AIDS Institute, and Sherri Lewis, H...

Pennsylvania: Philly to Get Dose of HIV Vaccine Education

\[PNU editor's note: By mayoral proclamation, May 18 was designated "HIV Vaccine Awareness Day" in Philadelphia. The commemoration and a special community event were planned to raise awareness of, and participation in, HIV vaccine research. Following...