South Africa plans home-grown HIV vaccine

  title={South Africa plans home-grown HIV vaccine},
  author={Karen E Birmingham},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
Just as Africa is beginning its first AIDS vaccine trial with Phase I testing of Pasteur Merieux Connaught's canarypox vaccine in Uganda, the South African government has drawn up a plan to develop its own, national HIV vaccine. A preliminary proposal for this effort, obtained by Nature Medicine, shows that the South African AIDS Vaccine Initiative (SAAVI) estimates this process will take at least seven years. However, SAAVI is predicting that it will have a vaccine candidate in clinical trials… CONTINUE READING

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