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Federal prosecutors charge scientist in major HIV vaccine fraud case

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Responding to a major case of research misconduct, federal prosecutors have taken the rare step of filing charges against a scientist after he admitted falsifying data that led to millions in grants and hopes of a breakthrough in AIDS vaccine research. Investigators say former Iowa State University laboratory manager Dong-Pyou Han ...

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Studies show big promise for HIV prevention injections

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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Research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.

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NYC health officials warn of meningitis risks ahead of gay pride weekend

Monday, June 17, 2013
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NEW YORK -- New York City officials have issued a warning given ahead of the upcoming gay pride weekend, advising visitors to consult their physicians about receiving a meningitis vaccination.

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Latest HIV vaccine doesn’t work; U.S. government halts study

Thursday, April 25, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- The latest bad news in the hunt for an AIDS vaccine: The government halted a large U.S. study on Thursday, saying the experimental shots aren't preventing HIV infection.

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Personalized therapeutic HIV vaccine shows promise

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
An experimental treatment strategy involving a vaccine that is tailor-made from an HIV-positive person’s virus and immune system cells can reduce viral load and improve the function of the immune system, according to a presentation at the AIDS Vaccine 2009 conference in Paris on...

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