Doctors in Barcelona, Spain believe that they have gotten cure for AIDS causing virus. By using cord blood transplant from a donor who has genetic mutation resistant from HIV infection can stop the virus from entering an replicating in the cell. But just hold on, this seems to be exact replica of the Berlin patient. Lets face the facts here.
The subject of the study was a 37-year-old man infected with HIV since 2009. Later in 2012, the subject developed cancer of the blood -lymphoma. The Doctors in Barcelona gave the patient chemotherapy drugs and blood transplant from the cord of a donor with genetic mutation resistant from HIV infection. This decision to give blood with genetic mutation resistant from HIV infection cognates from 'The Berlin Patient' who was battling HIV and leukemia at the same time and got cured from HIV infection after receiving bone marrow transplant from a donor who had genetic mutation resistant to HIV infection.
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Three months on treatment, The Barcelona patient was reported to have been cured from HIV but unfortunately succumbed to cancer he was battling and died while awaiting bone marrow transplant from a donor who was not available. They further added that this does not speculate cure for HIV infection but a clinical trial is going to be initiated for patients battling with HIV/AIDS and blood cancer.
This case scenario is an exact replica of the Berlin patient which seemed to have done much better after the patient survived HIV and Leukemia.
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