Thailand

2 Thai protests invoke “Hunger Games” three-finger salute

The Thai military, who recently took control of the country, announced the ban of a protest salute being used across the country. Thais opposed to the military coup are raising their hands and three fingers in defiance. The symbol of protest is adopted from the popular book and movie series…

1 Seattle AIDS vaccine scientists celebrate new clues – and uncertainty

Jim Kublin provides an overview of AIDS vaccine science at Seattle HVTN meeting Seattle is home to the world’s largest HIV vaccine research network and, as a scientitic meeting here this week indicated, they’re quite comfortable with not knowing where they’re heading. “We actually don’t know what the agenda is,”…

0 Thailand AIDS Vaccine Lesson: Public Support Matters

Earlier this year, I went to Thailand to report on a historic AIDS vaccine study known as the Thai Prime-Boost study (its technical name is RV144). I was asked by the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition to offer a journalistic take on the project, the world’s largest HIV vaccine study to…