Now Reading
Toddler “Functionally” Cured of HIV

Toddler “Functionally” Cured of HIV

Dr. Hannah Gay, a University of Mississippi Medical Center pediatrician and former Ethiopian missionary, made global headlines for “functionally” curing a two-year-old of HIV. They say “functionally,” because Dr. Gay and her colleagues eradicated the virus to the point where it can no longer be detected in her blood, meaning it no longer requires treatment. The jury’s out right now on whether or not this was a one-time miracle, but it’s virtually unprecedented and very exciting.

View Comments (4)

Leave a Reply

© 2023 RELEVANT Media Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Scroll To Top

You’re reading our ad-supported experience

For our premium ad-free experience, including exclusive podcasts, issues and more, subscribe to

Plans start as low as $2.50/mo