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The first three people who received the experimental therapy experienced no serious adverse effects or toxicities.
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The drug reduces the life span of cells harboring latent virus and blocks inflammation that allows the reservoir to persist.
The man, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1990, received chemotherapy and radiation followed by a stem cell transplant in July 2018.
Experimental gene therapy excises HIV-like virus from infected cells in monkeys.
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