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Sustainable HIV prevention possibilities present choices, challenges

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When he looks at what biomedical science can do in the next decade to prevent HIV transmission, Jim Turpin of the National Institutes of Health said, he thinks of the lyrics of a Timbuk3 song: “The future’s so bright I gotta wear shades.” By, which, actually, he means — don’t get blinded by the light; […]

Taking Next Steps Towards an AIDS Vaccine After Thai Trial

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Last month, HIV scientists gathered for the Keystone Symposia on HIV Pathogenesis, where research results highlighted continued momentum in the search for an effective HIV vaccine. The current positive outlook among vaccine researchers is based in part on the modest efficacy data of RV144, the vaccine that completed testing in Thailand last year. This was […]