HIV Vaccine Makers Hopeful About the Eradication of AIDS
The makers of a new HIV vaccine say that the eradication of AIDS could happen in the foreseeable future, after a successful round of new clinical trials. Sumagen Canada Inc. and the University of Western Ontario say that none of the volunteers who participated in the SAV001-H HIV test reported any serious negative side effects and all showed a measurable boost in antibodies. Following the successful Phase 1 trials, the researchers will move forward with plans for further test, with the goal of eventually making the vaccine available to the general public. In a statement, Sumagen CEO Jung-Gee Cho said, “We are now prepared to take the next steps towards Phase II and Phase III clinical trials. We are opening the gate to pharmaceutical companies, government, and charity organization for collaboration to be one step closer to the first commercialized HIV vaccine” …
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