HIV Prevention

Vaccines – an exercise in patience & perseveranceLiving with AIDS – Programme 63

Written by Health-e News

South Africa is among the world’s leading countries hard at work in the search for an AIDS vaccine. Head of the South African AIDS Vaccine Initiative, Dr Tim Tucker estimates it will be at least “7 to 10 years” before an effective vaccine will become available and affordable. In this audio report Tucker explains what the vaccine initiative is and why he is optimistic.

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