IAVI report: 2006 Year in Review
5 February 2007. Related: On the web.
This Special Issue of VAX provides a review of AIDS vaccine clinical trial activity in 2006 and a comprehensive listing of all ongoing trials as of January 2007. Last year 13 new trials of preventive AIDS vaccine candidates started in 8 countries around the world. All were either Phase I or Phase I/II trials designed to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of the candidate vaccines. The Russian Federation began its first AIDS vaccine trial and three countries in sub-Saharan AfricaKenya, Uganda, and Tanzaniainitiated new trials.
The map on the inside pages of this issue focuses on these trials as well as countries that started trials in 2003-2005 that are still ongoing.
The accompanying table provides information on all ongoing preventive AIDS vaccine trials.