As researchers continue to look for a possible cure for HIV-AIDS, we turn to the remarkable story of Timothy Ray Brown, known in the medical world as the "Berlin Patient." He is the first person believed to have been cured of HIV. "I was diagnosed in 1995 with HIV and I was scared to death because at that point people were dying from the disease itself and also form the only available drug at the time, AZT," Brown recalls. A decade later he was diagnosed with leukemia as well. Living in Berlin at the time, Brown was treated by a German doctor named Gero Hütter who devised an experimental treatment to cure both the HIV and the leukemia. It worked!
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