Gallery: HIV-Infected Child from Mississippi is Cured, Scientists Say

 

A young girl from Mississippi who was infected with HIV has been cured of the disease, scientists reported at a conference over the weekend. After the disease was detected in tests Pediatric disease specialist Hannah Gray administered an especially aggressive anti-viral treatment within 31 hours of the girl’s birth. Later, when the girl had been without antiviral drugs for at least six months, Gray caught up with the 2 and 1/2-year-old and ran further blood tests. The results shocked her.

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