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    HIV vaccine researchers are still looking for a vaccine that would offer a significant degree of protection against HIV infection....

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  • Despite Uptick, Black and Latinx People Have Relatively Low Participation in HIV Vaccine Trials

    Black and Latinx people historically have not willfully participated in clinical trials in high numbers. Medical mistrust of research and health care institutions has long been a problem for conducting biomedical research. So what's causing the racial disparities in research participation, and what are researchers doing about it?

    14 May 2019 | The Body Pro
  • NIH Awards Will Advance Development of Vaccines for Sexually Transmitted Infections

    The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, today announced awards to establish four Cooperative Research Centers (CRCs) focused on developing vaccines to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The grants, totaling $41.6 million over five years, will support collaborative, multidisciplinary research on the bacteria that cause syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia. At the end of the program, each center is expected to identify at least one candidate vaccine ready for testing in clinical trials.

    10 May 2019 | National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Scientists Identify Factors That Make People Naturally Resistant to HIV

    Studying key points on the HIV virus that are weak to immune system attacks could lead to new treatments or HIV vaccines.

    07 May 2019 | Smithsonian
  • HIV vaccine science in Africa, for Africa

    Africa is contributing far more than samples to scientific research. The continent’s scientists are actively engaged in developing and testing novel HIV vaccine candidates.

    03 May 2019 | IAVI Report
  • HIV antibody VRC01LS safe prevention strategy for infants

    Subcutaneous doses of a broadly neutralizing monoclonal antibody, known as VRC01LS, given at birth and 12 weeks were well-tolerated by HIV-exposed infants, according to the results of an open-label safety and pharmacokinetic study presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. Researchers are studying VRC01LS in combination with ART to prevent HIV infection in neonates.

    12 March 2019 | Healio
  • CROI 2019: Thailand’s strides spanned HIV treatment, prevention and research

    he first HIV vaccine trials to yield signs of hope happened here. Thailand was also the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Now, Thailand has achieved the first part of UNAIDS’ 90-90-90 targets: 98 percent of people infected with HIV know their status.

    06 March 2019 | Science Speaks
  • Mind the Gap: The Burden of HIV Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups and Their Participation in Preventive HIV Vaccine Clinical Trials

    An analysis conducted by the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) observed an overall increase in the proportion of racial and ethnic minorities enrolled in Phase 1 and Phase 2A preventive HIV vaccine clinical trials in the United States between 2002 and 2016 compared to 1988 to 2002. The findings were published on December 5, 2018 in Public Health Reports.

    16 February 2019 | HIV Vaccine Trials Network
  • Emerging options: Doctors and advocates discuss treatment and prevention breakthroughs on the horizon

    Long-acting injectables, implantables, the dapivirine ring, vaccines, antibodies, rectal douches, and two-drug regimens.

    30 January 2019 | Positively Aware
  • HIV vaccine protects non-human primates from infection

    The new study shows that rhesus macaque monkeys can be prompted to produce neutralizing antibodies against one strain of HIV that resembles the resilient viral form that most commonly infects people, called a Tier 2 virus. The research also provides the first-ever estimate of vaccine-induced neutralizing antibody levels needed to protect against HIV.

    17 December 2018 | Scripps Institute
  • Roadmap reveals shortcut to recreate key HIV antibody for vaccines

    A team led by Duke Human Vaccine Institute researchers, publishing online Dec. 11 in the journal Immunity, reported that they have filled in a portion of the roadmap toward effective neutralization of HIV, identifying the steps that a critical HIV antibody takes to develop and maintain its ability to neutralize the virus.

    12 December 2018 | Eurekalert Inf Dis
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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