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TODAY   |  March 06, 2014

Second baby cleared of HIV

A baby born with HIV has apparently been cured of the HIV virus after receiving a cocktail of medications within four hours after birth.

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>> we are learning of a second baby born with hiv that has apparently been cured of it. this follows a baby born hiv being cured with a cocktail of medications. the baby is still taking hiv drugs so it is impossible to tell as of yet whether early treatment has a long-term effect. a clinical trial is expected to begin soon involving treating hiv in newborns.