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2nd US Baby CURED of HIV!

news.yahoo.com

A baby treated for HIV within hours of birth is free of the virus nearly a year later, in the second case that has raised hopes about early treatment, doctors said.

The approach mirrored that taken for a Mississippi baby, who has been off treatment for 21 months and still has no detectable virus in her system.

The latest research on the two young girls was presented at the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston.

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This is EXCELLENT NEWS! It doesn’t mean we’ve beaten HIV BUT it is a HUGE step in the right direction. The sad thing is that Justin Bieber will probably get more news coverage than this does.

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