These Are The Only People Who Have Ever Been Cured Of HIV -- For Real!
No, Magic Johnson isn't one of them. There's a real cure for HIV! The only problem is that it involves having leukemia and undergoing an extremely risky stem cell transplant, which isn't widely applicable or practical for everybody living with HIV (plus it ain't cheap). We also have cases of "functional cures," where people still have very little HIV in their bodies, but no longer need to take meds to control the virus. So here's a quick look at the most solidly documented HIV cure cases we know of today.