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Scientists Double Up After AIDS Virus Rebounds in 'Cured' Babyi
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Chris Simkins
July 30, 2014 10:05 PM
A baby in the United States who was seemingly cured of HIV - after receiving powerful drugs at birth four years ago - recently tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS. The child, known as the "Mississippi baby," made international headlines a year ago when groundbreaking research about the case was announced, giving new hope for treatments that might lead to a cure for AIDS. But as VOA's Chris Simkins reports - despite the latest setback, U.S. researchers are redoubling efforts to put the virus into remission at birth.

Scientists Double Up After AIDS Virus Rebounds in 'Cured' Baby

Chris Simkins

Published July 30, 2014

A baby in the United States who was seemingly cured of HIV - after receiving powerful drugs at birth four years ago - recently tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS. The child, known as the "Mississippi baby," made international headlines a year ago when groundbreaking research about the case was announced, giving new hope for treatments that might lead to a cure for AIDS. But as VOA's Chris Simkins reports - despite the latest setback, U.S. researchers are redoubling efforts to put the virus into remission at birth.


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