Hope for an HIV vaccine as two US-funded clinical trials launch in Africa



Two US-funded trials for an HIV vaccine launched in Africa, bringing us closer than ever to widespread protection against the virus that causes AIDS.
The start of the three-year vaccine trial involving 2,600 women in southern Africa means that for the first time in more than a decade there are now two big HIV vaccine clinical trials taking place at the same time.
Although modern HIV drugs have turned the disease from a death sentence into a chronic condition and preventative drug treatment can help, a vaccine is still seen as critical in rolling back the pandemic.
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1 December 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 62
Source: Daily Mail
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