Second Case of HIV Cure in the World

After undergoing a stem cell transplant and discontinuing antiretrovirals, an individual remains free of the virus.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In 2008, Timothy Brown underwent a stem cell transplant as part of his leukemia treatment. The man, who was also HIV positive, is now considered to be the only person cured, as he stopped taking the medication and, so far, there are no traces of the . . .

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