South African girl is third child with HIV remission

/ Jul 24, 2017

South African girl is third child with HIV remission

A South African girl has become only the third child to beat the AIDS virus into long-term remission — almost nine years and counting — after receiving a drug cocktail in infancy, researchers announced Monday. The child was given a 10-month course of anti-AIDS medicine ...

/ Mar 16, 2017

Scientists zoom in on AIDS virus hideout

French scientists said Wednesday they had found a way to pinpoint elusive white blood cells that provide a hideout for the AIDS virus in people taking anti-HIV drugs. Being able to spot, and one day neutralize, these "reservoir" cells has long been a holy grail ...