Vaccines and microbicides preventing HIV-1, HSV-2, and HPV mucosal transmission.

@article{Nikolic2010VaccinesAM,
  title={Vaccines and microbicides preventing HIV-1, HSV-2, and HPV mucosal transmission.},
  author={Damjan S. Nikolic and Vincent Piguet},
  journal={The Journal of investigative dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={130 2},
  pages={352-61}
}
HIV-1, herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), and human papillomavirus (HPV), among other sexually transmitted infections, represent a major burden for global health. Initial insights into the mucosal transmission of these viral pathogens have raised optimism with regard to the rapid generation of protective vaccines. Nevertheless, setbacks for HIV-1 and HSV-2 vaccines have seriously challenged the initial enthusiasm. Recently, two new vaccines that efficiently prevented HPV infection have… CONTINUE READING