Less Than a Week After a Second Man Is Said to be Cured from HIV, Another Case Surfaces
Earlier this week it was reported that a second man had been ‘cured’ from HIV after a stem cell transplant done in 2016. This medical development is considered to be a long-term remission after the patient, a man from London, has been living HIV free without medications for the last 18 months.
The first successful case of this came from Timothy Ray Brown, an American man who has been living HIV free for 12 years after having undergone a transplant.
And now, a new report from New Scientist is claiming a potential third man could be considered as being HIV free after a bone marrow transplant. The patient, known as “Düsseldorf patient”, is showing no signs of HIV after three months off antiviral drugs. The case was reported at