NN: Where next on vaccine research?

New AIDS Vaccine Blueprint Calls For More Focus, Reuters (Aug. 5)
“AIDS vaccine researchers should move to smaller, more focused trials and dump any vaccines that do not show strong promise, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative said on Tuesday.”

Is there still hope for an HIV vaccine?, IRIN/PlusNews (Aug. 5)
“Tachi Yamada, executive director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Health Programme, a major funder of vaccine research, told delegates that the recent failures in HIV vaccine trials were no reason to give up hope.”

HIV Vaccine Research Efforts Should Be Scaled Up, Experts Say at AIDS Conference, Kaiser Network (Aug. 5)
“Although results of HIV vaccine research have been ‘unrelentingly negative’ in recent years, scientists still should increase efforts to develop a vaccine, HIV/AIDS experts said Monday.”

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~ by h.e.g. on August 5, 2008.

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