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Closer to Curing HIV

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Doctors announced that a second infant born HIV positive may be healed of the infection.  Shortly after birth, the baby was given three antiretroviral drugs.  After only eleven days of treatment, the virus was “undetectable in her body” and with continuing treatment remains so now nine months into the child’s life.

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Image Credit: HIV(Green) on a Leukocyte/Wikicommons

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Kristen E. Strubberg is the Editor-in-Chief for TGNR. Kristen founded TGNR in 2013 - seeking to create a high quality platform for original, eclectic and substantive positive news journalism by attracting expert contributors in many varying subjects. Kristen also works as a clinical medical researcher in Cardiology, with an original background in Neuroscience. Her passion for science has translated to her science-fiction specialization, with her highly adept published insights into the best of sci-fi’s popular culture. Kristen has served as TGNR’s Editor-in-Chief since 2013.

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