The Mississippi Girl "Cured" of HIV Was Not Actually Cured

In March, 2013, doctors reported that a Mississippi-born child treated early and aggressively for HIV had been effectively cured of the virus. Now, the child's doctors say the infection has returned. » 7/10/14 2:43pm 7/10/14 2:43pm

A second child may have been cured of HIV

Last March, Mississippi doctors announced that early and aggressive treatment of an HIV-positive newborn had cured the child of her infection. Today, Los Angeles doctors reported that a second child may have been cured by a similar course of treatment, and could help prove that the Mississippi child's recovery was… » 3/05/14 4:04pm 3/05/14 4:04pm

Doctors have cured a baby with HIV — here's what comes next

Yesterday, doctors announced that a Mississippi-born child, now two and half years old, has been effectively cured of HIV. If confirmed, this unprecedented case will be remembered as one of modern medicine's most groundbreaking achievements — but what do we do now? With over 300,000 HIV+ children born every year,… » 3/04/13 12:02pm 3/04/13 12:02pm

HIV has been cured in a child for the first time

In a monumental first for medicine, doctors announced today that a baby has been cured of an HIV infection. Dr. Deborah Persaud, who presented the child's case today at the 20th annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infection, called it "definitely a game-changer." » 3/03/13 4:00pm 3/03/13 4:00pm