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Report: Baby cured of HIV likely didn’t have it at all

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A report in the Wall Street Journal questions whether the baby cured of HIV who made headlines last week around the globe actually had the virus to begin with.

Mark J. Siedner, a postdoctoral fellow in the division of infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, writes in a March 11 story for the WSJ that the real story of the baby and her mother, from Mississippi, was revealed at an Atlanta HIV conference last week.

The story behind the "miracle" baby from Siedner: