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ACRE advice: AIDS vaccine trial

The Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment's advice on releasing a genetically modified human immunodeficiency virus vaccine.

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Advice on an application for deliberate release of a GMO: International Aids Vaccine Initiative

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This document is the Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment (ACRE’s) advice to government in considering a request from the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative to carry out a clinical trial of a genetically modified (GM) vaccine.

The committee decided that the trial would have no risk to human health or the environment, and recommended that the application should be approved.

Published 5 December 2012