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New HIV antibody therapy ‘eradicated the virus within TWO weeks’

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New therapy harnesses the power of human antibodies to fight HIV
Two newborn monkeys injected within 24 hours of exposure to SHIV
SHIV is an equivalent of HIV that infects monkeys – they are not susceptible to HIV so researchers created a hybrid virus to mimic HIV
14 days after treatment the virus was completely cleared from the monkeys
Experts say if therapy works in humans it could save ‘thousands of lives’

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3504636/HIV-discovery-save-thousands-lives-New-antibody-therapy-eradicated-virus-2-weeks.html#ixzz43lA9GBIe