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HVTN Responds – No Justice, No Progress

June 3, 2020

George Floyd, Gabriella Nevarez, Michelle Cusseaux, Alexia Christian, Breonna Taylor, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Charlena Lyles, Stephon Clark, Terence Crutcher, Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Che Taylor, Eric Garner, Mi’Chance Dunlap-Gittens, Laquan McDonald……the list of Black/African American people murdered continues to grow. This is unacceptable.

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Yunda Huang, Ph.D., flanked by her two children
Yunda Huang, Ph.D., flanked by her two children Yunda Huang

HVTN remains steadfast in the pursuit of a safe and globally effective preventive HIV vaccine

May 20, 2020

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Countries and communities mobilized resources to implement public health response strategies to curb the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the infectious virus that causes COVID-19. Though it is not readily apparent how long COVID-19 will continue to impact people's way of life, the virus has affected the HIV prevention research enterprise.

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