Vaccine trials have begun in the US for one vaccine, while doctors are also using plasma from a recent patient.
ZMapp, a monoclonal antibody drug, is currently untested in humans. It’s also out of stock for months to come.
New research is looking at treating your own cells to make them HIV-resistant. Dr. Thoma summarizes the findings.
HIV has the ability to lie dormant, deep inside cells, for a long time, giving the false impression of a cure.
Treatment with antibody-bound radioisotopes, combined with antiretroviral therapy, could be possibly curative.
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In good news: Pride parades might be allowed if they happen late at night, with flashlights. Seriously.
One of the difficulties in finding a cure is that HIV can lie dormant, unreachable by current treatments.
Both men had longstanding HIV, and had undergone a bone marrow transplant for treatment of lymphoma.
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