What are the Current Advances Regarding HIV Vaccines and HIV Vaccine Trials?

Dhalla, Shayesta
May 2012
Journal of Bioanalysis & Biomedicine;2012, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p1
Academic Journal
The author discusses the current advances on HIV vaccines around the world. She offers her views on the unsuccessful STEP study, a clinical trial which tested the efficacy of an HIV vaccine. The STEP study was stopped in 2007, which revealed an increase in HIV infection for the first 18 months in uncircumcised men who had neutralizing antibodies to adenovirus-5 (Ad5) at baseline.


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