First man cured of HIV has died of cancer


The first person known to have been cured of HIV has died from cancer. CBS News correspondent Elaine Cob reports from Paris made history in 2007 as the Berlin patient when a unique type of bone marrow transplant cured him of HIV. Timothy Ray Brown's experimental treatment was risky and expensive. Thie American remained a staunch advocate for the search for a more accessible HIV cure. He also had acute myeloid leukemia. That's what prompted the transplant. Brown suffered a relapse of the leukemia this year. His partner today announced his death. He was 54. Elaine, called CBS News.

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