The Renaissance in HIV Vaccine Development — Future Directions

September 27, 2010 at 11:52 pm Leave a comment

New England Journal of Medicine, July 29, 2010 V.363

Perspective

From July 18 through July 23, 2010, delegates from around the globe will convene for the biennial International AIDS Conference in Vienna. They will discuss our current risk of losing the war against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Despite an unprecedented outpouring of resources and proliferation of programs, today, for every two patients who begin receiving treatment for HIV, five people are newly infected. Furthermore, new guidelines from the World Health Organization recommending that infected persons begin receiving treatment earlier will significantly increase the number of patients targeted for therapy. If we are to control this pandemic, we must recognize the urgent need to develop and deploy better prevention tools and, most important, a safe and effective HIV vaccine….

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Entry filed under: HIV/SIDA, HIV/SIDA Prevencion.

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