HIV eliminated from the genomes of living animals

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  1. Yuma

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    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190702112844.htm

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    July 2, 2019
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    Temple University Health System
    Summary:
    Researchers have for the first time eliminated replication-competent HIV-1 DNA -- the virus responsible for AIDS -- from the genomes of living animals. The study marks a critical step toward the development of a possible cure for human HIV infection.
     
  2. MrYeahbut

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    Seems like a major breakthrough. Pretty awesome. I'm surprised this isn't bigger news.
     

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