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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

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    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

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    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

    Barb

    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

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    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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