Afterword: The RV144 Trial and the Current Status of HIV Vaccine Research
The long history of vaccine development, starting with observations about cowpox and smallpox, has been mainly empirical. The two biggest pioneers of modern vaccines, Salk and Sabin, were proponents of two competing strategies: kill or weaken the pathogen, and mimic infection without disease.
KeywordsPlacebo Influenza Measle Smallpox Cowpox
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