HIV "cure" may be possible for some patients diagnosed within ten weeks of infection

HIV 'cure' may be possible for some patients diagnosed within ten weeks of infection 'Functional cure' can be achieved for some HIV/AIDS patients diagnosed within ten weeks of infectionOne in ten people who start treatment early don't experience a virus rebound when they stop treatmentThis means the virus is kept at bay and does not cause problems despite still being detectable in their body By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:28 GMT, 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:33 GMT, 15 March 2013 A ‘functional cure’ for HIV/AIDS can be achieved for some patients diagnosed early, according to new research.