Archive | June, 2013

Live HSV-2 vaccine vs subunit HSV-2 vaccine…..what’s the difference?

  THE IMPORTANCE OF UNDERSTANDING HOW HSV-2 VACCINES WORK When most people (laypeople or scientists) talk about “a vaccine,” they usually gloss over the details of (1) the active ingredients in the vaccine or (2) how it works.  This general level of unfamiliarity (ignorance) about how vaccines work explains why an unscrupulous scientist can still, […]

Purpose of the Herpes Vaccine Blog

WHO AM I? My name is Bill Halford and I am an Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois.  I have studied herpes simplex virus (HSV) biology since 1991, and I became interested in trying to develop a safe and effective HSV-2 vaccine in 2006.  There […]