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HIV CURE: London Patient Might Be The Second To Be Cured of HIV

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Timothy Ray Brown, the first person to be cured of H.I.V., almost died during the treatment.

This could become one of the greatest news of all time!

This new case report comes more than 10 years after the first case, known as the “Berlin patient” was treated with stem cell transplant from donors who carried a rare genetic mutation, known as CCR5-delta 32, that made the patient resistant to HIV.

Now the London patient who is the second person has experienced sustained remission from HIV-1 after been treated with the stem cell transplant, known as CCR5-delta 32.

“The hope is that this will eventually lead to a safe, cost-effective and easy strategy to achieve these results using gene technology or antibody techniques.” says Anton Pozniak, the president of the International Aids Society

Over 37 million people are living with HIV globally,  Almost 1 million people die annually from HIV-related causes. Treatment for HIV involves medications that suppress the virus, known as antiretroviral therapy, which people with HIV need to take for their entire lives.

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Japanese Cargo Ship Reportedly Hit by a Russian Missile Off the Coast of Ukraine

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A cargo ship owned by a Japanese firm has been reportedly hit by a missile off the coast of Ukraine in the Black Sea on Friday, injuring one crew member.

According to Japan Times, the cargo ship Namura Queen was damaged and one of the 20 Filipino crew sustained a nonlife threatening injury.

The ship can operate under its own steam and has headed to Turkey, where the damage to the vessel will be assessed, the report said. Ukraine authorities said the missile was fired by Russian forces, following their military invasion of Ukraine earlier this week.

Also a Moldovan-flagged chemical tanker was hit as reported by Reuters.

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Patriotism: Two Ukrainian Kids Seen Paying Respect To The Troop [PHOTO]

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This emotional and patriotic photo was shared on social media. It captured two Ukrainian kids paying their respect to Ukrainian troops heading to the war front.

True patriotism!

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Russia Attacks Ukraine, Citizens Asked To Pick Up Arms And Fight

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has launched a military operation in Ukraine, with explosions heard across the country. Weeks of intense diplomacy and the imposition of Western sanctions on Russia failed to deter Putin, who had massed between over  150,000 troops along the borders of Ukraine.

Putin said he had authorised military action to defend itself against what he said were threats emanating from Ukraine.

Ukrainian military has said that they’ve shot down six Russian jets and helicopters in the eastern region, as Russian troops moved into the neighbouring country’s territories. Aircraft and an aggressor helicopter were shot down near the area of the Joint Forces.

The command also said that Ukraine’s military units are keeping their positions as “the enemy suffers losses.”

Ukranian Defense Minister has asked anyone who is ready and able to hold a weapon can join the Territorial Defense Force.

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