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Researchers say HIV-positive baby cured of infection

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    A baby girl in Mississippi who was born with HIV has been cured after very early treatment with standard drug therapy, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday, in a potentially ground-breaking case that could offer insights on how to eradicate HIV infection in its youngest victims. The child’s story is the first account of an infant achieving a so-called functional cure, a rare event in which a person achieves…