Published in AIDS Weekly, December 22nd, 1997
Peter Piot, UNAIDS director, said that it was important to stimulate basic research and he welcomed calls for an AIDS therapy solidarity fund.
"It is striking how underfunded basic research is," he said. "Companies worry that, if they find an expensive vaccine, they will have to give it away for free to developing countries."
Seth Berkley, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, said the world spent $18 billion on care and...
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