Archive for July 24th, 2008

Officials Say Search for HIV Vaccine Needs Overhaul

Researchers of the elusive HIV vaccine were clearly frustrated by the failure of a potential shot, saying that scientists need to take “enormous intellectual leaps” to develop an AIDS vaccine in the coming years. Even a top National Institutes of Health official said they want new people with new ideas to step up and join the search, adding that the focus of their research should center on discovering a vaccine rather than conducting clinical trials for evaluating medicines that may or may not w…