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Doctors Shocked by HIV 'Cure' in Newborn

Doctors Shocked by HIV 'Cure' in Newborn
Posted March 4th, 2013 @ 11:58am

(NEWSER– Doctors have all but cured an HIV baby after giving her a heavy drug cocktail immediately after she was born, NBC News reports. Announced today at a gathering of AIDS researchers, the case could inspire new treatments for a virus that has already infected some 34 million people and killed 25 million more. "What we have identified is what we think is the first well-documented case of a functional cure in a neonatal child," said Dr. Deborah Persaud, who led the study.


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