Clade, Country and Region-specific HIV-1 Vaccines: Are they necessary?

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Journal Article

Today, scientists are often encouraged to custom-design vaccines based on a particular country or clade. Here, we review the scientific literature and then suggest that the overwhelming endeavor to produce a unique vaccine for every world region or virus subtype may not be necessary.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Slobod, KS; Coleclough, C; Brown, SA; Stambas, J; Zhan, X; Surman, S; Jones, BG; Zirkel, A; Freiden, PJ; Brown, B; Sealy, R; Bonsignori, M; Hurwitz, JL

Published Date

  • April 28, 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 3 -

PubMed ID

  • 15860130

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15860130

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1742-6405

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/1742-6405-2-3


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England