Posted by on March 10, 2020 8:30 am
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Researchers reveal Adam Castillejo still in remission 12 months after ‘cure’ declared

The patient who became the second person ever to be cleared of HIV remains free of the virus a year after initial reports of a “cure”, researchers have revealed.

Adam Castillejo, the so-called “London patient”, was declared free of HIV last year, 18 months after stopping antiretroviral therapy following a stem cell – or bone marrow – transplant to treat a type of blood cancer.

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