London patient cured of AIDS after stem cell transplant


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Another patient has been cured of HIV/AIDs after a stem cell transplant.

This was revealed in a report published by London researchers on Tuesday. The patient, who became HIV positive in 2003, treated cancer in 2016 with stem cell transplant.

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The stem cell donor was said to have a gene mutation, capable of strengthening the patient’s immune system against AIDS.

The London patient would be the second person on whom the cure attempt would be successful.

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