A woman’s immune system may have cured her of HIV. Scientists call her the ‘hope patient’

A woman from Argentina is being characterised by researchers as a “hope patient” after her own immune system appears to have cured the 30-year old of her own HIV.The patient becomes just the second documented person whose immune system combated the deadly disease in this fashion – achieving a “sterilising cure” without any form of stem cell transplant.The woman, who has been nicknamed the “Esperanza patient” for her representation of hope, provided blood samples to be analysed between 2017 and…

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