“We’ll be turning the knob more towards answering some fundamental questions rather than going into big clinical trials,” Dr Fauci said. “I’m certainly disappointed that we’re not further ahead in the development of a vaccine but I don’t say that this year I’m more discouraged than I was last year. I always knew from the beginning that it would be a very difficult task given what we know about this very elusive virus.”
Het mes gaat nog wat dieper in de wonde Aids. Vooraanstaande wetenschappers in de strijd tegen het kille stille monster lijken in zekere zin de strijd op te geven. De denkpiste was van meetafaan verkeerd, zo vermoedt men nu.