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Oldest patient yet cured of HIV after stem cell transplant: researchers

The oldest patient yet has been cured of HIV after receiving a stem cell transplant for leukemia, researchers reported on Wednesday. While the transplant was planned to treat the now-66-year-old’s leukemia, the doctors also sought a donor who was naturally resistant to the virus that causes AIDS, a mechanism that first worked to cure the …

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Here’s why the US stopped using it years ago

An unvaccinated Rockland County, NY, resident exposed to an individual who received an oral poliovirus vaccine contracted the neurological disease and is now paralyzed, according to Rockland County and New York State Health Officials on Thursday, as Fox News Digital reported earlier. The case raises the issue of polio vaccinations — and what Americans should …

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