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Would you rather die of liver failure or live with HIV?

20:00 EDT 3 Oct 2018 | AAAS

(University of the Witwatersrand) In 2017, doctors from the Transplant Unit at the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre performed what is believed to be the world's first intentional liver transplant from a mother living with HIV to her critically ill HIV negative child, who had end-stage liver disease. Now, more than a year later, the mother and child have fully recovered, however, doctors are unsure the HIV-status of the child.

Original Article: Would you rather die of liver failure or live with HIV?

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