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Botswana, Mississippi? The Magnolia State's HIV Crisis Img
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Botswana, Mississippi? The Magnolia State's HIV Crisis

The case of the baby who appears to have been cured of HIV highlighted some of the huge health care gaps that exist in the U.S. South -- particularly in Mississippi, one of the worst states in the country in which to be living with the virus.

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No, HIV Is NOT About to Be Cured in Three Months

The Danish study we highlighted above made a major stir last week, due to some over-the-top coverage from mainstream media. David Evans of Project Inform offers a dose of reality: "Even if researchers hit a home run with this drug, it won't likely be...

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What if That Baby Who Was "Cured" of HIV Never Had It?

The first in a series examining the reports of a pediatric "functional cure" and its implications across Black America.

In early March, the news that a newborn baby in Mississippi had been treated with a potent cocktail of anti-HIV drugs was present...

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Anniversaries and a Cure: A Blog Entry by Devarah "Dee" Borrego

"I find myself on the cusp of 30, and nearing a whole decade of living with this virus, and I'm feeling remarkably OK with it. I'm still nowhere near where I want to be in my life -- every day is still a struggle to deal with the overwhelming magnitu...

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HIV Cure: Have You Grown More Hopeful?

“Cure” is no longer a four-letter word in the HIV community. But funding for vital research is still lacking, and a cure can seem unrealistic amidst the day-to-day realities of living with HIV. We asked a number of advocates whether the passage of time…

Q&A: Ask the Experts

how HIV survives inside the body

How does the virus survive inside the body? I know it uses a certain immune cell to replicate so if you were to somehow eliminate those from a person who is infected body then isolate them(so they can't get sick)would the virus eventually die out? (b...

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Is He or Isn't He Cured? Real Answers to the Case of the Berlin Patient

You probably remember the story. Brown, who was living with HIV, needed risky, costly stem cell transplants for leukemia. He got the transplants in 2007 and 2008 from a donor who had a genetic mutation that made his cells virtually resistant to HIV. ...

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Where's the Cure? A Look at Research Across the U.S.

In 2009, Martin Delaney, a leading AIDS activist and the founder of Project Inform, co-authored an article in Science calling for a new "HIV Collaboratory" to focus on cure research. The Collaboratory would be designed "to accelerate basic discovery ...

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Timothy Ray Brown Returns -- Timothy Ray Brown Foundation: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

On Sunday, Sept. 23 at 9 p.m. EST, Timothy Ray Brown returned to POZ I AM Radio to talk about the Timothy Ray Brown Foundation, the world's first AIDS foundation devoted exclusively to finding a cure for the disease.

Timothy Ray Brown is "The Berlin...

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This Positive Life: Life After Being Cured of HIV

Timothy Brown, the first person in the world to be cured of HIV, is soft-spoken and kind -- but unswerving in his dedication to finding a way to cure everyone. Watch Timothy open up about the joys and frustrations of being the famed "Berlin Patient...