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MAR 04, 2013 - Time

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A Newborn May Be Cured of HIV. Is the End of AIDS Near?

Researchers say a newborn baby born with HIV has been functionally cured of the disease. Could it lead to a cure for HIV? At the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Atlanta, scientists led by Dr. Deborah Persaud of Johns Hopkins University said that they have essentially cured a Mississippi baby of the HIV infection it received from its mother. The case is apparently the first in which a newborn was cured of the disease; only one other patient, Timothy Brown, known as the Berlin patient, is also believed to be cured. Brown was able to rid himself of the virus ... Read More

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