Large Clinical Trial Of Experimental HIV Vaccine Begins In South Africa
The Guardian: HIV vaccine test hopes for breakthrough in combat against the virus
“The first new trial of a potential vaccine against HIV in seven years has begun in South Africa, raising hopes that it will help bring about the end of the epidemic. … The vaccine being tested is a modified version of the only one to have shown a positive effect, out of many that have gone into trials. Seven years ago, the vaccine known as RV144 showed a modest benefit of about 31 percent in a trial in Thailand…” (Boseley, 11/27).