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NIH News: "Mississippi Baby" Now Has Detectable HIV, Researchers Find

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Firestormm, Jul 11, 2014.

  1. Firestormm

    Firestormm Guest

    Cornwall England
    This was big news in March but unfortunately for the baby and for medical science the 'cure' has not turned out to be as was first reported:
    BBC News:

    The BBC and many other news outlets reported this story back in March along similar lines (below) although as you might expect, several were far more sensational in their reporting:

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  2. barbc56

    barbc56 Senior Member

    I heard this on NPR when driving home last night. The doctor was being interviewed. Fortunately, even though the HIV antibodies have returned it sounds like she is doing well.

    Thanks @Firestormm


    ETA I haven't had a chance to read all of the above articles so apologies if I am repeating information. :rolleyes:
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  3. taniaaust1


    Sth Australia
    This is a good example I guess too of how viruses can hide out in the body for a long time without showing themselves but always there ready to flare up.
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