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Second and Third Man Cured of HIV

Pictured is a human immune cell (blue) being attacked by the human immunodeficiency virus (yellow). The effects of the virus were previously thought to only be stopped through the continuous use of antiretroviral drugs, but now this fact is being disproved. 
(National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/AP)

Sophia DeDonatis, Reporter

April 2, 2019

Almost exactly twelve years after the first man was cured of, or in long-term remission from, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV), another man has been revealed to be likely cured of the disease. The first man to be “cured” of HIV was Timothy Ray Brown, otherwise identified as the “Berlin pa...

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