Fauci Optimistic On HIV Vaccine Due To COVID Work

The Hill reports:

Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, told OZY’s Carlos Watson that the work done on COVID-19 vaccines could help develop a vaccine for HIV.

“I think the success that we’ve had with developing spectacularly successful COVID-19 vaccines might help us with the breakthrough of developing an HIV vaccine,” Fauci told Watson in response to a question about what medical breakthrough might be seen as s result of COVID-19 work over the last 18 months.

Fauci said in the interview during the virtual OZY Fest that “you can’t tell” when an HIV vaccine could be developed and it could be a “few years.”

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