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SHOTS IN THE DARK: THE WAYWARD SEARCH FOR AN AIDS VACCINE

By: Cohen, Jon

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000040428

ISBN: 0393322254

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. When scientists proved in 1984 that HIV causes AIDS, a vaccine race spun into action. But the sprint to develop an AIDS vaccine now more closely resembles a crawl. Jon Cohen elucidates the forces that have hindered the search: unforeseen scientific obstacles, clashing personalities, the uncertain marketplace, haphazard political organization, and serious ethical dilemmas. Beyond a powerful critique, Cohen also offers specific recommendations for acce... View more info