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T Cell Traffic Stop Halts SIV
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 13, 2016
An antibody used to treat Crohn’s disease controls simian immunodeficiency virus infection in Rhesus macaques by blocking T cell migration to the gut.
French Teen in HIV Remission
Bob Grant | Jul 22, 2015
An 18-year-old who was born with HIV but stopped taking antiretroviral drugs before she turned six has no detectable levels of the virus in her body.
Cuba Ends Mother-To-Child HIV
Bob Grant | Jul 2, 2015
The Caribbean nation is the first to effectively eliminate the prenatal transmission of syphilis and the virus that causes AIDS, according to the World Health Organization.
Disease Returns to Second Child “Cured” of HIV
Bob Grant | Oct 5, 2014
Like the Mississippi child that was thought to have beaten HIV after aggressive anti-retroviral treatment, detectable levels of the virus return in an Italian child who received similar therapy.
Positive Developments on the HIV Front
Bob Grant | Mar 7, 2014
A gene-editing protocol shows promise, and a second baby who was started on antiretroviral drugs soon after birth appears to be virus-free a year later.