September 24, 2009 8:56 PM

Human trials of HIV vaccine aim to replace drug 'cocktails'

As an HIV vaccine breakthrough in Thailand stirs interest and hope, a pioneering AIDS researcher at the University of Miami Medical School says she is preparing to start human trials for a new vaccine. If successful, the vaccine could replace the two- and three-drug "cocktails" of antiretroviral drugs now used to improve and prolong the lives of people with HIV.

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