A man in UK, who had the virus was made to undergo a stem cell transplant, after which the virus was no more detectable.
HIV was no longer detected after the transplant
However, this is not the first case in history, as doctors recalled that this rare case had occurred some time ago for the first time, making it the second time in history.
The London patient, who was being treated for cancer, has been with HIV for 18 months and is no longer taking HIV drugs. The researchers say it is too early to say the patient is cured of HIV.