HIV And AIDS: Possible Cure In Sight

Almost 12 years after Timothy Ray Brown became the first person to be cured of infection by HIV, scientists say a second patient appears to be free of the virus and is in long-term remission. While these cases are a massive breakthrough in the global fight against the disease, researchers believe it will take years to translate the latest successes into practical treatment.

HIV And AIDS: Possible Cure In Sight

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