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How Close Are We to Curing HIV/AIDS?

Current drug therapies mean it’s possible to live a normal life span with HIV, but that’s expensive and not a long term solution. What we really need is an HIV vaccine and a cure. So, how close are we?

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HIV’s ‘Patient Zero’ Wrongly Blamed for AIDS Epidemic
https://www.seeker.com/hivs-patient-zero-wrongly-blamed-for-aids-epidemic-2066088202.html
“A labeling error and reckless media hype in the 1980s led to unjustly branding a gay airline employee as “Patient Zero” in the US AIDS epidemic, scientific and historical sleuthing detailed Wednesday.”

America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/06/magazine/americas-hidden-hiv-epidemic.html
“Thanks to the success of lifesaving antiretroviral medication pioneered 20 years ago and years of research and education, most H.I.V.-positive people today can lead long, healthy lives..”

How Cow Antibodies Are Helping Scientists Develop an HIV Vaccine
https://www.seeker.com/health/medicine/how-the-immune-response-of-cows-is-helping-scientists-develop-an-hiv-vaccine
“Researchers have long sought to develop an effective HIV vaccine. Several treatments have undergone clinical trials, but the only one that’s been even slightly successful, a 2009 study in Thailand, lowered HIV infection rates by only 30 percent.”
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