Another baby has been cured of HIV in U.S.The researchers say, the baby confirmed to be carrying the deadly virus was subjected to early treatment and they can confirm that it is cured completely.
Antiretrovial drugs were reportedly administered to the baby in California just four hours after birth.The unidentified nine-month-old child is now said to be HIV negative,The US researchers said
It is the second such case after an HIV-positive Mississippi infant brought into remission following early treatment was reported in 2013.
“This is a call to action for us to mobilize and be able to learn from these cases,” Johns Hopkins University paediatrics specialist Dr Deborah Persaud said at a Boston medical conference.
Both children are reported to have been born to mothers infected with HIV.