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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.

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HIV Vaccines 101: How Vaccines Work

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.

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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....

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HIV Vaccines: Our Current Progress (Infographic)

Let's take a look at some key facts in our current progress toward an HIV vaccine. Our friends at AVAC created an infographic to highlight some important numbers and figures.

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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.

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AIDS Vaccines

What is an HIV vaccine? What are some of the key developments in the HIV vaccine field? This fact sheet answers those questions and provides basic information on HIV vaccine science.

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10 Under-the-Radar HIV Stories From 2014

There were many developments in HIV this year: some big, some small. While not all HIV research is groundbreaking, many results are noteworthy. They didn’t make many headlines, but here are 10 important stories about HIV this year that went under the r…

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Is a Microbicide the Game-Changer Gay Men Need?

As other articles in this issue of Achieve point out, the old adage of "Use a Condom Every Time" is not working. Rates of HIV infection are rising among men who have sex with men (MSM), not just in the U.S., but around the world, and especially among...

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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.

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AIDS Vaccines

What Is a Vaccine? How Does a Vaccine Work? What's Different About AIDS Vaccines? How Are AIDS Vaccines Tested? How Close Are We to an AIDS Vaccine? What About People Who Are Already Infected? What Else Is Being Studied? Next Steps

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