Health

Scientists Double Up After AIDS Virus Rebounds in 'Cured' Babyi
X
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.


You May Like

New England Bears Brunt of US Blizzard

Boston, surrounding region grapple with as much as 3 feet of snow, coastal flooding; leaders in New York, spared most severe weather, criticized for being overly cautious More

China Lifts Lid on Sale of Fake Goods Online

A recent survey found nearly 60 percent of a random sample of items bought from Taobao were fake More

Upward Aims to Create Old-girls Network in Silicon Valley

Lisa Lambert, an executive with Intel Corp.'s venture-capital unit, responds to the gender-disparity debate by creating a new social organization More

This forum has been closed.
Comment Sorting
Comments
     
by: daniel raso
August 02, 2014 6:53 PM
Hello, My name daniel raso, i want to give praise to Dr abiola who helped me to cure my HIV/AID disease, please help me to give thanks to him, he is a great man who God send from heaven to save people’s life, this man also save the life of my people who have HIV/AID, please thank this man for me, also if you have any type of problem you can also contact him to help you out on it, he is a powerful man, contact him at deadly.diseases.cure@hotmail.com