Scientists Dare Use "Cure" Word -- Days Before AIDS Conference

Published: Jul 20, 2012

As the International AIDS Conference gets set to open Sunday in Washington, scientists are employing a four-letter word that hasn’t been used much in connection with the deadly virus: cure. There is a growing sense of optimism among researchers and advocates that a “functional cure” for the deadly disease may be coming and also that the arsenal of weapons that can prevent new infections has greatly improved.

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