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Why has no vaccine for HIV been discovered yet?

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Dr. David Rosenthal
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Work is ongoing

The virus mutates easily, so any vaccine needs to target parts of the virus that cannot change, and this has been a challenge.
I like the answer provided by anthony s. Fauci, M.D. Director, national institute of allergy and infectious diseases national institutes of health on may 12, 2012: http://www.Niaid.Nih.Gov/news/newsreleases/2012/pages/hvad2012.Aspx.

In brief: Work is ongoing

The virus mutates easily, so any vaccine needs to target parts of the virus that cannot change, and this has been a challenge.
I like the answer provided by anthony s. Fauci, M.D. Director, national institute of allergy and infectious diseases national institutes of health on may 12, 2012: http://www.Niaid.Nih.Gov/news/newsreleases/2012/pages/hvad2012.Aspx.
Dr. David Rosenthal
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Difficult

Hiv virus is a difficult organism- has several different proteins based on which vaccines need to be created.
Hiv virus has a tendency to mutate making it difficult for vaccines to work. However monoclonal antibodies show some promise. Still research ongoing - hopefully we will have a breakthrough.

In brief: Difficult

Hiv virus is a difficult organism- has several different proteins based on which vaccines need to be created.
Hiv virus has a tendency to mutate making it difficult for vaccines to work. However monoclonal antibodies show some promise. Still research ongoing - hopefully we will have a breakthrough.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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