Trials of AIDS vaccine to start in IndiaBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7396.952/c (Published 03 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:952
- Sanjay Kumar
- New Delhi
India is getting ready for the first trials of an AIDS vaccine. Phase I trials will begin later this year or early next year at the National AIDS Research Institute in Pune, Maharashtra.
The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative has been working closely with the Indian Council of Medical Research and the National AIDS Control Organisation since December 2000 to develop and evaluate AIDS vaccines in India.
To reduce fears that Indians will be used as guinea pigs for the trial of an AIDS vaccine that will be used only in the Western …