HIV vaccine breakthrough! South Africa to start clinical trials of a HIV/ AIDs vaccine today.News, Politics 00:00
.. Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the US military, the South African Medical Research Council and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
“If deployed alongside our current armoury of proven HIV prevention tools, a safe and effective vaccine could be the final nail in the coffin for HIV,” Director of NIAID, Antony Fauchi, said.
“Even a moderately effective vaccine would significantly decrease the burden of HIV disease over time in countries and populations with high rates of HIV infection, such as South Africa.” Fauchi added.
If proven effective, the vaccine will go on mass production between 2019 and 2020.
The Kenyan DAILY POST