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HIV vaccine

Test vaccine rids monkeys of HIV

Researchers at Oregon Health and Science University have made some serious progress in coming up with a vaccine that could prevent AIDS.

NIH discontinues immunizations in HIV vaccine study

The vaccine regimen did not prevent HIV infection nor reduce viral load (the amount of HIV in the blood) among vaccine recipients who became infected with HIV, the NIH said today.

HIV vaccine breakthrough?

A team of scientists at the Center for the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) found that two South African women infected with HIV were able to produce antibodies that neutralized and killed 88% of known strains of the virus.