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The first woman in the world to be cured of HIV

MedExpress Team


Published Feb. 17, 2022 09:26

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The patient from the United States is the third person in the world and the first woman to be cured of HIV.

The woman was treated for leukemia. She has had a stem cell transplant from someone who is naturally immune to the virus that causes AIDS. The patient has not been diagnosed with a virus for 14 months.

For the first time, doctors are talking about the use of a transplant as a ...

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