BREAKING NEWS from UNAIDS and UNICEF We’re delighted to share some potentially very exciting news today. A baby born with HIV appears to have been “functionally cured” through treatment.
This news gives us great hope that a cure for HIV in children is possible and could bring us one step closer to an AIDS free generation.
But it’s vital we continue to treat mothers with HIV so that they do not transmit the virus to their babies. Children like 18-month-old Felix, pictured, who is HIV negative thanks to the treatment his HIV positive mother received in Zambia.
Read the full press release from UNICEF and UNAIDS’ here