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Merck had previously expressed high hopes for the drug, which it spent 10 years developing.
\"Today is a very sad day for the industry because Merck\'s vaccine had shown an ability to turn on the immune system, which gave many people optimism it would work,\" said Sarah Alexander, from the HIV Vaccine Trials Network.
Doctors have said a preventative vaccine would be the best way to control the spread of HIV. \"
Originally posted by ScalamanderI wonder how a company can spend 10 years developing a vaccine and have no inkling that perhaps it would not work. Seems to me like they are just going through the motions.
Originally posted by Scalamander
I wonder how a company can spend 10 years developing a vaccine and have no inkling that perhaps it would not work.