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People With HIV Have Strong Interest in Joining Cure Research

HIV-positive people have a high level of interest in participating in HIV cure research, the risks notwithstanding, aidsmap reports. Researchers conducted an online survey of 982 people living with HIV, two-thirds of whom were residents of the United Kingdom. They presented their findings at the British HIV Association conference in Brighton, England.

Ninety-five percent of the respondents said they would participate in a cure study. Over 90 percent said that it was very desirable or extremely desirable that the development of a cure would mean ridding the body of the virus.