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'We've become full partners'

An HIV laboratory in South Africa advances scientific understanding, and more

Jan. 6, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch immunologist Dr. Erica Andersen-Nissen moved to Cape Town, South Africa, in 2013 to set up a state-of-the-art HIV laboratory to anchor two groundbreaking vaccine clinical trials. This is the story of building that lab, from the people up.

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Global AIDS conference returns to Africa: What's changed

The last time the International AIDS Conference was in Africa, AIDS denialism was at its height; two Fred Hutch leaders in the fight to end HIV talk about where we’ve been – and what’s next

July 18, 2016

The last time the International AIDS Conference was in Africa, AIDS denialism was at its height; two leaders in the fight to end HIV talk about where we’ve been – and what’s next.

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‘Don’t stop now’: an endgame for HIV/AIDS

HBO’s ‘Countdown to Zero,’ featuring Fred Hutch researchers, shows the pandemic remains, but fresh hope abounds

Dec. 2, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

The new HBO documentary, “Countdown to Zero,” featuring Fred Hutch HIV-research pioneers, paints a clear picture of how prevalent HIV still is and chronicles the progress being made toward preventing and even curing it.

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Countdown to Zero: The path to an HIV vaccine

A World AIDS Day Q&A with Fred Hutch’s Dr. Larry Corey, featured in HBO special report

Dec. 1, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch President and Director Emeritus Dr. Larry Corey and other scientists who are working on preventing, treating and potentially curing HIV/AIDS were among those interviewed for “Countdown to Zero,” a VICE special report on the progress being made to end the HIV pandemic.

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Traditional healers play key role in fighting AIDS in South Africa

Healers act as ‘first level of community health care,’ bridge HVTN sites with surrounding areas

Nov. 12, 2013 | By Deborah Bach / Fred Hutch News Service

Miriam Bangisa is a traditional healer and a member of a community advisory board. She serves as a naturopath and trusted advisor to people in her South Africa community.

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Cape Town conference ends, 'grand endeavor' begins

Week-long meeting, lab opening mark start of journey toward successful HIV vaccine, said Dr. Larry Corey

Oct. 25, 2013 | Deborah Bach / Fred Hutch News Service

A conference in Cape Town, South Africa this week marks the start of a “grand endeavor” in developing a vaccine to help end HIV, said Dr. Larry Corey, president and director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center during a closing speech.

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