Category Archives: HIV – The Cure

We’re closer now then we ever have been to finding a cure for HIV. However, we still have a long way to go. Experts suggest a cure is a minimum of ten years away. Over the past several years there has been a resurgence of interest and focus on a cure which has dramatically advanced us to where we are presently. There’s much more to do.

In this section we’ll explore the search for an HIV cure. We’ll focus on current research, potential strategies, funding issues, policy, controversies, activism and the people, organizations and institutions leading the way towards a cure.

It is our hope that the articles posted in this section will not only provide information but will promote thought and discussion regarding a variety of cure related issues that effect the road towards a cure. We welcome your contributions and comments.

Cure Activism 101 – First Steps

HIV_the_Cure_200You’d like to get involved in cure activism – where do you start?

If you’d like to help in the fight to find a cure for HIV but aren’t sure how to go about it, this month’s edition of Destination: Cure is dedicated to you. Together we can help end HIV through education, dedication, and action.

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How Many People Have Been Cured of HIV?

HIV_the_Cure_200Several months ago a media frenzy reported Danish researchers as being months away from curing AIDS. During this time, countless individuals discontinued their HIV medication, believing the cure would soon be available.

With the recent flurry of HIV “cure” reports, it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to sort out who’s actually been cured and what stories are media hype, wishful thinking, or premature reports of success.
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