What Would You Do to Cure HIV?
Research geared toward curing HIV is experiencing a resurgence. With new enthusiasm and increased funding, researchers are beginning to plot new interventions to bombard the virus in unusual ways. The first round of studies is bound to carry serious health risks, however, and many will fail. The big unanswered questions are whether HIV-positive people will volunteer for these trials—and if so, whether the FDA and other regulators will let them.