Will There be a Cure for HIV?

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I never say never and I never say always when I'm dealing with these types of things. I think that a cure in the classic sense is going to be very difficult, perhaps impossible, does that we give up on it? Absolutely not, but I don't think we should expect that we are going to cure everybody who has HIV infection, by cure meaning, you take them off their therapy, and the virus doesn't come back, that's going to be very difficult.

And by difficult I don't mean we're not going to put all of our best thoughts, our minds, our creativity, our resources to try and do it, but given the nature of this, it is not going to be easy to do that, because of the very special characteristics of this virus.