US HIV baby 'cured' by early drug treatment
A baby girl in the US born with HIV appears to have been cured after very early treatment with standard drug therapy, researchers say.
The Mississippi child is now two-and-a-half years old and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.
Dr Deborah Persaud, at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, said it set the stage for paediatric care agenda.
04 Mar 2013
- From the section Health