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Early treatment found to clear H.I.V. in 2nd baby

Mar 06, 2014, 12:39 AM EST
 A baby treated for HIV within hours of birth is free of the virus nearly a year later, in the second case that has raised hopes about early treatment, doctors in the U.S. say.
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A second newborn baby born infected with the AIDS virus has been given a promising but controversial treatment that researchers hope, but don’t dare to say, may provide a working “cure” for the virus.
Background:
Early treatment is found to clear H.I.V. in a 2nd baby [NYT]
Second baby gets early AIDS 'cure' [NBC News]
 

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