Adverse Reactions to HIV Vaccines: Medical, Ethical, and Legal Issues

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The purpose of this background paper is to describe the current state of development of HIV vaccines, and to discuss what is known about adverse reactions that may occur. The background paper provides an overview of ethical issues that arise in the conduct of HIV vaccine trials. The report also discusses alternatives to the current product liability system to encourage the development of HIV vaccines and to fairly compensate those who are harmed as a result of adverse reactions to the vaccine.

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200 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. September 1995.

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The purpose of this background paper is to describe the current state of development of HIV vaccines, and to discuss what is known about adverse reactions that may occur. The background paper provides an overview of ethical issues that arise in the conduct of HIV vaccine trials. The report also discusses alternatives to the current product liability system to encourage the development of HIV vaccines and to fairly compensate those who are harmed as a result of adverse reactions to the vaccine.

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200 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Adverse Reactions to HIV Vaccines: Medical, Ethical, and Legal Issues, report, September 1995; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39788/: accessed May 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.