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HIV positive infant cured at John Hopkins

In the most inspiring science story for some time, John Hopkins Children’s Center are reporting that an infant, now aged two, who has not been medicated for twelve months has been cured of the HIV virus. A HIV patient known as 'the Berlin patient' had been cured of the HIV virus but the circumstances were somewhat different. The patient, Timothy Brown had received a bone marrow transplant to treat acute myeloid leukemia from a bone marrow donor was not only HIV-negative, but had an unusual genetic condition that made them HIV resistant.
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