Tuesday, 5 March 2013
BREAK THROUGH: 2-Year-Old Infant Cured Of HIV In US
Photo courtesy of Leadership newspaper
This is inded a good one for mankind and HIV infected parents, I will not type too many stories in this report, but just state the few important notes as reported by Reuters. In a medical first for an infant, the Mississippi toddler was born in July 2010 infected with HIV, treated within 30 hours of delivery with aggressive HIV therapy, which continued for 18 months. She is now considered cured of her infection, a team of researchers led by Dr. Deborah Persaud, a virologist at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, said in a news conference at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Atlanta on Sunday.