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Date:5/15/2008

AVAC Report Injects a Dose of Reality into the Debate on the State of AIDS

Vaccine Research

NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) today released a new report that provides a comprehensive review of recent developments in AIDS vaccine research. AVAC Report 2008: The Search Must Continue explores the issues that have been raised in the wake of the failure of Merck's vaccine candidate and provides context for the events and major changes of the last year in HIV prevention research.

In the Report's opening letter, AVAC Executive Director Mitchell Warren says "Enough is enough," with regard to the misinformation that has crept into some of the public conversations about AIDS vaccine research. In the report, AVAC argues that continuing to move forward with AIDS vaccine research and testing is imperative and lays out recommendations for the AIDS vaccine and HIV prevention field.

AVAC's 11th annual Report on AIDS vaccines also looks at the comparative advantages of major players, including the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, and analyzes the current environment for decision-making about future clinical trials. The report is available online at http://www.avac.org/reports.htm.

The AVAC Report comes at a critical time for HIV prevention research. Over the past 12 months, several trials, including vaccine, microbicide, cervical barrier method and herpes-treatment trials, have yielded disappointing results of no efficacy. Recently, a slew of editorials and media coverage have spotlighted AIDS vaccine research and, in some instances, included calls to end public funding or to reapportion funding away from AIDS vaccine research toward existing HIV treatment or prevention interventions. At the same time, there are ongoing discussions at the NIH about whether to
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