It was only a matter of time until someone with the RIGHT DNA combination would be able to defeat this epidemic, if this article is true -
WHAT A GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR THE WORLD
Mr Stimpson, a Scot living in London, was found to be HIV-positive in August 2002, but 14 months later a blood test suggested that he no longer carried the virus. A further three tests confirmed the finding.
Doctors believe that this first confirmed case of “spontaneous clearance of HIV could offer important insights into the behaviour of the virus, and possible means of defeating it.
A spokeswoman for the Chelsea and Westminster trust confirmed yesterday that Mr Stimpson had an HIV-positive diagnosis, followed by a negative test, but she stopped short of saying that he was cured. She insisted that there was no chance a mistake had crept into the testing system. “Those tests are both accurate, the positive and a negative; they are correct, the spokeswoman said, adding that doctors had asked Mr Stimpson to undergo further clinical investigation to find an explanation
Mr Stimpson told two Sunday newspapers that he felt special and blessed to have escaped a condition that he had thought was a death sentence. “It was so shocking, because you just never expect that, he told the News of the World. “There are 34.9 million people with HIV around the globe and I’m just one person who managed to control it, to survive it, to get rid of it from my body