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Herpevac - end clinical trials

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h2no2

When Gsk show to public the results?

Clinical trial, is finished, why november? They are waiting a generic valtrex in the market first?

http://www.amoils.com/health-blog/how-soon-can-we-expect-a-herpes-vaccination/

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hopenot123

i hope that is the case, i'm really worried all the requirements for the vaccine to be effective (must be female, can't have HSV1 or HSV2 etc)...might prevent it from coming to market...that would be a travesty but quite a possibility...

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Now18

What's the plan for Herpevac? Given that it only works for females who are negative for both HSV1 and HSV2, how are they going to administer it? Give it only to kids? Give it to adults who specifically ask for it and then test them to see if they are HSV 1 & 2 neg before they administer it? That sounds costly given that after being tested most people would not be a candidate for the vaccine. Also, if they didn't test people wouldn't it give them a false sense of safety?

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What's the plan for Herpevac? Given that it only works for females who are negative for both HSV1 and HSV2, how are they going to administer it? Give it only to kids? Give it to adults who specifically ask for it and then test them to see if they are HSV 1 & 2 neg before they administer it? That sounds costly given that after being tested most people would not be a candidate for the vaccine. Also, if they didn't test people wouldn't it give them a false sense of safety?

Yes its basically only useful for young kids and the fact it only offers limited (40%) protection will probably not be widely publicized

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Now18

Though any new development is a good thing, that kind of sucks. I hope this still leaves the door open for more effective vaccines to be developed.

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