BY HIV Plus Editors
July 01 2008 12:00 AM ET
'Government funding of AIDS vaccine research should be ended and this money put to more productive, and lifesaving, uses.' It is time to stop the waste.'
'Michael Weinstein, president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, and Homayoon Khanlou, AHF's chief of medicine, writing in an op-ed piece titled 'Enough Is Enough' in The Baltimore Sun.
'There are sound scientific reasons to believe we can create a vaccine against AIDS. In fact, we will probably develop it before scientists discover a way to inoculate against the kind of unrealistic expectations that have produced much of the negative noise around the endeavor of late.'
'Seth Berkley, president of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, writing in an opinion piece in the April 25 issue of The Wall Street Journal, on why progress toward a vaccine is still on target and the negative commentary that has been appearing in the media about recently failed candidates