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Researchers to Test Promising Therapy for HIV-infected Newborns

U.S. officials have announced the funding of an international medical trial to see whether aggressively treating HIV-infected newborns with anti-retroviral drugs cures them.  The news follows the announcement this week that a year-old infant in California, born with the AIDS virus, shows no signs of infection after aggressive antiretroviral therapy.  There are now two documented cases in the United States of newborns who contracted HIV in the womb going into remission following...

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