Analysis: How to prepare for an HIV/AIDS vaccine?

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Spanish scientists at work, trying to develop a vaccine for Hiv

Analysis: How to prepare for an HIV/AIDS vaccine?


KATHMANDU, 23 October 2013 (IRIN) - Increased attention to the delivery of HIV prevention and treatment programmes is needed to prepare communities for a potential roll-out of a vaccine, which will most probably be partially-effective, experts say.

“How to deliver a 31 percent effective vaccine - it’s hard stuff, it’s uncharted territory, and it’s un-costed territory,” Mitchell Warren, executive director of the New York-based NGO AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC), told IRIN.

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