'Cured' HIV Baby is Infected, Doctors Find

July 10, 2014 8:13 PM

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'Cured' HIV Baby is Infected, Doctors Find

A baby who doctors had hoped may have been cured of HIV infection is infected again, doctors reported on Thursday — a disappointing blow to hopes that it might be possible to stop infection in its tracks.

The child, now 4, had been regularly tested for the AIDS virus and now the virus has not only returned, but showed signs of damaging her immune system, researchers said.

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