AIDS-plagued Zimbabwe hails HIV 'cure'

Medical breakthrough offers hope to African nation, which has more than a million AIDS cases.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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