“London Patient” is Second in the World to be Declared Clear of HIV-1

The human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1) is associated with infection in 37 million people worldwide. Its contraction can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), which may result in significant losses of life quality and mortality in many cases. An HIV-positive status is an insidious condition for this reason, and for its historical resistance to medical treatment.