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The Los Angeles Times reports that a 3 year old girl may be cured of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) since cessation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) nearly 18 months ago. The case was presented in NEJM where scientists explain that the child began receiving ART, consisting of a three-drug...
BBC News reports that a study in Nature has found a possible vaccine against an HIV-like-virus. The study was conducted in a monkey model, where monkeys were injected with cytomegalovirus (CMV) as a vaccine and were then exposed to Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), which is similar to but "up to 100...
An article in The New York Times reports that a daily dose of isoniazid, a generic antibiotic, can "fend off a lethal bout of tuberculosis in people with H.I.V., according to a large new study." The study found that "a daily isoniazid pill reduced deaths and active TB cases by 31 percent among 12,816...