Scientists see mechanism for spontaneous HIV ‘cure

(As taken from YAHOO News)

Paris (AFP) – French scientists said Tuesday they had found the genetic mechanism by which two HIV-infected men may have experienced a “spontaneous cure”, and said it offered a new strategy in the fight against AIDS.

 Both men were infected by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), one of them 30 years ago, but never developed AIDS symptoms.

The AIDS-causing virus remained in their immune cells but was inactivated because its genetic code had been altered, the scientists said…..¬†

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