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Immediate Treatment May Cure HIV-Positive Newborns

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  http://media.soundmedicine.org/segments/033014_1.mp3

At the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections it was reported that several HIV-positive babies treated immediately after birth are now HIV free. Elaine Cox, M.D., discusses HIV treatment in newborns, how it differs from adults, and how HIV-positive expectant mothers can reduce the risk of transmission to newborns.