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Early HIV Treatment May Have Cured Second U.S. Baby, Johns Hopkins University Reveals


3/6/2014 6:00:39 AM

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American scientists have cured another baby born with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University started administering antiretroviral drugs to the baby four hours after its birth in California. The baby, who is nine-months-old now, is completely free from the deadly virus, Dr Deborah Persaud, paediatrics specialist at the University, revealed at a medical conference held in Boston, BBC reported.

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