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AIDS Vaccine Research and Advocacy: An Update


Is an AIDS vaccine necessary? Is an AIDS vaccine even possible? These questions have been constant companions in the search for a safe, effective, and affordable AIDS vaccine--search that dates almost from the beginning of the epidemic--but they came to the foreground in September 2007, when the STEP vaccine trial was halted.



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Information in this article was accurate in March 10, 2009. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.