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AIDS-plagued Zimbabwe hails HIV 'cure'

Medical breakthrough offers hope to African nation, which has more than a million AIDS cases.
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2013 22:13

A breakthrough in treating the HIV infection is offering new hope in developing countries plagued by AIDS.

US doctors have apparently cured a baby girl who was born with the virus.

In Zimbabwe, where more than a million people are living with HIV, the news was greeted with cautious optimism.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.

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