Vaccine-resistant disease threatens children; GeoVax presents results;

> Streptococcus pneumoniae, a disease that most often strikes children under five and the elderly, is becoming a growing threat to children as it becomes resistant to an otherwise effective vaccine. Article

> Atlanta-based GeoVax Labs presented data on their AIDS vaccine (trial HVTN 065) at the AIDS Vaccine 2008 conference. GeoVax is preparing to launch Phase II trials of the drug. Release

> Austrailia's Ian Frazer has won the Prime Minister's Prize for Science for is work on the Gardasil vaccine. Article

And Finally... A new polio vaccine could help wipe out the disease in Nigeria, one of the few places in the world where polio is not yet eliminated. Report