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BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – The fight against one of the deadliest virus known may have met its match against the United States Army. The Army in conjunction with the Thai Ministry of Public Health, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, the National Institutes of Health, Sanofi Pasteur and Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases have uncovered successful results for an AIDS vaccination.
Originally posted by deltaalphanovember
this came as a shock to me as I had no idea the US Army had any part in developing vaccines...
Food for thought that was almost 15 years ago.
Of those who got the vaccine, 51 contracted HIV, while 74 in the placebo group got infected -- a difference of 23 people
In 2004, Dennis Burton of Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif., and several other scientists publicly questioned the benefits of the Thai trial. They pointed out that the vaccine being tested combined a failed vaccine with one widely believed to have little chance of success.
Originally posted by EnlightenUp
You know, it wouldn't matter anyway, at least not around here because we'd just have weeks of threads talking about how the AIDS/HIV vaccine is full of poisonous preservatives, is just a Big Pharma (TM) money making scam and actually serves to spead the virus.
Other than that, yeah, sounds like a Good Thing (TM) so far.
(Cynical? Say what?)