This HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (May 18), we invite you to help us celebrate the promise and progress of HIV vaccine research and development (R&D). Researchers are working tirelessly to develop a preventive vaccine and to end AIDS once and for all. We absolutely must utilize current tools to avert every new infection and protect every life we can until there is a vaccine. However, definitively and sustainably ending the AIDS epidemic requires new innovations like a vaccine.
The following is a list of key events related to HIV prevention and AIDS vaccine development.