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'I'm passionate about helping': Up close with an HIV vaccine trial participant

One South African woman explains why she volunteered for a vaccine being tested by HVTN

Oct. 24, 2013 | Deborah Bach / Fred Hutch News Service

Likhapha Monica Faku lives in a country with the highest rate of HIV infection in the world, she has felt AIDS’ toll first hand, losing an uncle and a close friend. She shares why she volunteered for a vaccine being tested by the HIV Vaccine Trials Network.

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'This is about survival': Hutch opens Cape Town Lab to move HIV vaccine forward

Ribbon cutting ceremony marks the official opening of the Cape Town Immunology Laboratory

Oct. 23, 2013 | Deborah Bach / Fred Hutch News Service

Top scientists and others marked the opening of a lab that will focus on developing a vaccine to prevent HIV infections worldwide. Tshililo Michael Masutha, South Africa’s deputy minister of science and technology, said the lab will play a critical role in bringing together expertise that can help combat the region’s HIV epidemic.

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'Never give up': Researchers' tireless quest for HIV vaccines leads to Cape Town

HIV Vaccine Trials Network opens South African lab as it gears up to launch

Oct. 21, 2013 | Deborah Bach / Fred Hutch News Service

Hutch is opened a state-of-the art vaccine lab in Cape Town as it gears up to launch HIV vaccine trials there. The lab will analyze trial participants’ blood samples and study how their immune systems interact with the vaccine and with the virus.

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Fighting HIV on its own turf

Fred Hutch is opening a Cape Town lab to launch HIV vaccine trials in South Africa, where the virus has infected more people than in any other country

Oct. 18, 2013 | Justin Matlick / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch is opening a Cape Town lab to launch HIV vaccine trials in South Africa, where the virus has infected more people than in any other country.

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Fred Hutch-affiliated clinical researcher receives South Africa's highest civilian award

HIV Vaccine Trials Network's Africa Programs Director Glenda Gray lauded for lifesaving HIV/AIDS work

May 7, 2013 | By Colleen Steelquist

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