- Akil Fazal
The first phase of a new vaccine trial was launched in Oxford last week in a bid to boost international efforts to find a vaccine against HIV. The trials are sponsored by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, and conducted under the auspices of the Medical Research Council's human immunology unit.
Eighteen volunteers, including Dr Evan Harris, MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, are taking part in the trials, which are being conducted at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford.
Dr Seth Berkley, president of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, …