Though the vaccine was found to be safe, with no serious side effects, its efficacy in preventing HIV infection was just over 25 percent.
Researchers claimed a big victory against the virus after a study showed six annual injections of a drug called cabotegravir were as effective as daily preventative pills.
Timothy Ray Brown showed that it is possible, under special circumstances, to rid a patient of HIV – something many scientists doubted could be done.
The so-called "London Patient", a cancer sufferer originally from Venezuela, made headlines last year when researchers at the University of Cambridge reported they had found no trace of the AIDS-causing virus in his blood for 18 months.
In an investigation into how the virus has infected over 600 people in Larkana city, so far the government has arrested one pediatrician and set up several screening labs in local hospitals.
Trump's second State of the Union address has come with the Democrats vowing to use their new control over House committees to launch multiple investigations.
Many mainstream scientists think gene editing is too unsafe to try, and some denounced the Chinese report as human experimentation.
The 22nd International AIDS Conference is taking place in Amsterdam from July 23 to 27. Thousands of delegates, researchers, campaigners, activists and people living with the virus are attending and hope to bring the disease back into the spotlight.
Yahya Jammeh claimed to possess a range of mystical gifts, including the power to cure asthma, epilepsy and sterility as well as AIDS, using plants and chants.
Eastern and southern Africa are leading the way, reducing new HIV infections by nearly 30 percent since 2010. Life expectancy has increased.
International health groups campaign on infectious diseases such as Ebola, malaria and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. But the region has a rapidly growing number of people with cancer — and most seem to have been left to their fate.
Researchers say a combination of anti-retrovirals and Chinese traditional medicine is more effective at rebuilding the immune system.
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