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Researcher claims that AIDS cure is on horizon


NEW YORK A scientist with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease says that AIDS may be preventable and curable by 2031, according to Bloomberg.

Anthony Fauci, director of the institute in Bethesda, Md., said at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City that early treatment with existing AIDS drugs could prevent some people from becoming infected with HIV.

Existing treatments reduce the amount of the virus in HIV and AIDS patients and can prevent the progression of HIV infection to full-blown AIDS, but experimental vaccines have thus far proved unsuccessful.

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