Marketplace Logo Donate

Daily business news and economic stories from Marketplace

New trial for HIV/AIDS vaccine

A clinic official in Bangkok, Thailand displays a small bottle containing the AIDSVAX B/E vaccine back in 2002. A new HIV/AIDS trial will be administered in South Africa today. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Today one of the most closely watched drug trials on the planet gets going.

Scientists, drug makers, philanthropists and the governments of the U.S. and South Africa are launching a new HIV/AIDS vaccine trial. Many researchers are cautiously optimistic it could lead to a viable vaccine.

Click the above audio player to hear the full story. 

What's Next

Latest Episodes From Our Shows

Listen
Aug 12, 2022
28:48
Listen
Aug 12, 2022
27:01
Listen
Aug 12, 2022
1:50
Listen
Aug 12, 2022
7:29
Listen
Aug 12, 2022
6:54
Listen
Jul 7, 2022
30:13
Listen
Aug 9, 2022
24:46
Exit mobile version