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AIDS vaccine: Efficacy, safety and ethics

A review of laboratory and clinical studies over the past decades since the identification of AIDS disease raises serious questions over the efficacy, safety and ethics of current vaccines against AIDS
Drs. Veljko Veljkovic, Nevena Veljkovic, Sanja Glisic and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho

Human immunodefciency virus (HIV) has infected 50 million people worldwide and killed 16 million so far, and the epidemic is still spreading with 16,000 new cases of HIV infection daily and a projection of 100 million infected individuals by the end of the next decade. There is no question that a safe and effective acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) vaccine is urgently needed to bring the current AIDS pandemic under control.

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Article first published 29/07/08

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