TITLE

Ultimate test for HIV vaccines

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Phyllida
PUB. DATE
October 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/26/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1792, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the World Health Organization has chosen Uganda, Rwanda, Brazil and Thailand for the first field trials of HIV vaccines in 1991. Request given by the four countries for the trial in response to their AIDS epidemics; Insufficiency of education, information and communication to counter the increase of AIDS cases; Studies on the effects of immune therapies given to HIV-positive people.
ACCESSION #
10556390

 

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