VaxGen’s vision may be a bust, but it’s not the end of HIV vaccine research—or good prevention:


LOCAL HEROES Neggies (guys and gals), check out www.avac.org; search “HIV vaccine” at www.clinicaltrials.gov; or call 1.800.448.0440 to connect to trial sites in your area for new vaccines. HIVers can do the same for “therapeutic” vaccine trials that may help fight the virus.

HERPES HELPERS HIV negative gay guys in New York, San Francisco and Seattle with genital herpes: Keep an eye out for ads announcing a study to assess the effectiveness of daily acyclovir at preventing HIV infection.