In HIV vaccine efforts, new strategies and patience are needed in equal measure

Joan Stephenson, PhD

On the one hand, with 40 million people infected worldwide with HIV and the number growing by some 15,000 newly infected individuals each day, the need for a vaccine has never been more urgent. On the other hand, there are a number of hurdles that have made HIV vaccine research a painfully slow process that demands patience as well as perseverance.

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