HIV/AIDS Vaccine Awareness Day
May 18 is the 9th annual HIV/AIDS Vaccine Awareness Day. A listing of local and national HIV/AIDS Vaccine Awareness Day activities may be found here.
AIDS Vaccine Clearing House
In related news, the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition on Wednesday launched the AIDS Vaccine Clearing House, a source of HIV/AIDS vaccine information available on the Internet. "The AIDS Vaccine Clearinghouse is a virtual AIDS vaccine community where researchers, advocates, community members, policy makers and the media can go for information, updates and interaction with others," Mitchell Warren, executive director of AVAC said on Wednesday. More than 30 preventive HIV/AIDS vaccines are currently being tested in clinical trials in more than 20 countries (AVAC release, 5/17).