Baby Born with HIV Cured – Second Case ever

Doctors announced Sunday that a baby has been cured of HIV infection for the first time. If the claim is confirmed it could lead to a new approach to how newborns with HIV infection are treated and reduce the number of children living with the virus.
hiv-aids-cureBBC reports that Dr Deborah Persaud, a virologist at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, presented the findings at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Atlanta. She reportedly said: “This is a proof of concept that HIV can be potentially curable in infants.” According to The New York Times, the baby was born in rural Mississippi. Doctors began treating her aggressively with anti-retroviral drugs about 30 hours after she was born.

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