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Baby born with HIV apparently cured

3 years 6 months 3 weeks ago March 04, 2013 Mar 4, 2013 Monday, March 04 2013 March 04, 2013 6:33 AM in Health

WASHINGTON  - There's promising news in the search for better ways to fight pediatric AIDS.

Scientists say a baby born with HIV appears to have been cured thanks to faster and stronger treatment than is usual for newborns.

The child is now 2½ and has been off HIV drugs for about a year with no signs of infection.

If the child remains healthy, it would mark only the world's second reported cure.

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