HIV-Infected Infant Cured With Early Use of AIDS Drugs

HIV-Infected Infant Cured With Early Use of AIDS Drugs

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A man holds a pillbox with the AIDS ribbon on sale at the Global Village in Mexico City. The number of children infected with HIV has tumbled over the past decade after researchers found that giving AIDS treatments to pregnant women could prevent 98 percent of them from passing the virus to their children.