Cuts To R&D Funding May Threaten Progress Toward HIV Vaccine, Panelists Say

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Budget cuts threaten HIV vaccine development, say experts
Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, reports from an HIV Vaccine Awareness Day event that took place on Monday and hosted by AVAC, IAVI, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She writes, “Advancements in technology have paved the way for an effective HIV vaccine, but progress is threatened by cuts to research and development funding, particularly from U.S. government agencies … panelists said…” (5/19).