Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Truvada, already used to treat HIV+ persons, also helps prevent the virus from infecting healthy people.
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The CDC recently recommended that Americans at high risk for HIV acquisition take a daily pill that’s been shown to prevent infection. This report recognizes the tremendous contribution VIDD faculty and staff have made to the field of HIV prevention research.
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The hunt for HIV correlates of protection with Nicole Frahm
The importance of developing an effective HIV vaccine cannot be overstated. The statistics are sobering: over 35 million are infected worldwide; approximately 2 million people are infected each year; the estimated death toll from the virus thus far is 36 million; around 1.5 million died from HIV/AIDS in 2012; over 700 children become HIV infected each day.
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Uganda offers a unique setting to study the impact of infections on the development and clinical course of several cancers.
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