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mRNA, the COVID Vaccine and HIV/AIDS

What does COVID vaccine research have to do with fighting HIV/AIDS?

This morning, on “The Morning Edition” of NPR, Michaeleen Doucleff reported on the potential positive effects that COVID vaccine research is having on the fight to end HIV/AIDS. Listen for yourself and hear how the COVID-19 pandemic is having a surprising silver lining — it’s breathing new life into the fight against HIV by accelerating the development of a new type of HIV vaccine.

The History of HIV/AIDS

If you’re looking for a quick refresher or to learn more about the history of HIV/AIDS, be sure to check out our 2-part series published a few years ago!

Part 1

Part 2