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Second-Ever HIV Cure reported in London AIDS patient

For just the second time, a patient with AIDS appears to have been cured of the disease after receiving a stem cell transplant from a donor with a genetic mutation that provides resistance to HIV, which causes AIDS. But the mutation is exceedingly rare, raising controversial questions of whether it may be replicated using nascent gene-editing tools like CRISPR/Cas9.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ericmack/2019/03/05/the-promising-aids-cure-seen-in-a-london-patient-is-rare-but-it-might-not-have-to-be/#3015505d49e6

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