Doctors in California believe that they have cleared HIV from the blood of a nine-month-old who seems to have been born with the virus. Though they can’t call it a “cure” or even say she is remission because she continues to take medication, her doctors believe she has “sero-reverted to HIV-negative.”
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Do we do more harm than good when we bandy about the word “cure” in a case like this?
There’s been much talk this week about the “miracle cure” of a child with HIV. But what about the unjust health-care system that failed her mother?