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A child in South Africa with hiv healthy for years without medication

A child in South Africa with hiv healthy for years without medication

A nine-year-old South African hiv-patient has been healthy for years without drugs to do take. Almost immediately after the birth, the baby is forty weeks long handled, after which the virus disappeared and not come back.

It is the third time that an hiv patient in this way is successfully treated, reports the BBC Monday.

To prevent the hiv virus, the immune system affects and aids leads to the most patients every day drug. When a child in South Africa is the virus in the immune cells but is not active in the body.

The researchers hope that with these positive results, new methods of treatment to develop. They have their findings at an hiv conference in Paris presented.

The treatment is also successful with a now twenty-year-old French woman. They already live fourteen years without medication. An American baby has the virus 27 months can control, then had the baby yet in need of treatment.

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