MONTREAL — The International AIDS Conference in Montreal was presented with two new cases which are advancing the field of HIV cure science.  Two people are likely cured of HIV bringing the total to five.  It’s considered a breakthrough which proves it may be possible to rid the body of all copies of the virus.

NBC news is reporting that one of the cases is the result of a stem cell transplant to treat blood cancer and the other is a woman in a state considered viral remission.

The article details the history of HIV therapies and the successes so far.

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