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At Last The Cure For HIV/AIDS Is Found By US Doctors
July 4, 2013 by Moses Ogunsanya
Cure for the dreaded Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) that has eluded the world for decades has finally been found…
Two patients who were given bone marrow transplants to treat cancer but they remain free of the virus even after stopping HIV treatment. The results presented at a meeting of the International AIDS Society in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia has yielded growing hope that the virus’ cured is finally here.
Giving an update in an eagerly followed trial, researchers said an HIV-positive infant in Mississippi, United States, who was put on a course of anti-retroviral drugs within a few days of birth had remained free of the AIDS virus 15 months after treatment was stopped.
In Boston, United States, two HIV-positive men who were given bone-marrow transplants for cancer also had no detectable virus 15 weeks and seven weeks respectively after stopping AIDS drugs, a separate team reported.
Indeed, an international non-profit organisation dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention and treatment education has reported a breakthrough in the case of two HIV-positive patients who show no trace of virus following stem-cell transplants.
Dr. Timothy Henrich of Harvard Medical School, United States, on Wednesday reported that research in the fight against AIDS has at last produced evidence of total cure.
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