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Second person cleared of HIV remains free of virus one year on

6 mins | Mar 16, 2020
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Good news: researchers reveal the patient is still in remission 12 months after ‘cure’ declared. Known until now as the "London patient", Adam Castejillo was declared free of HIV in 2019 — 18 months after stopping antiretroviral therapy following a stem cell, or bone marrow, transplant to treat a type of blood cancer. Nicola Davis, writing in the Guardian, reports.

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