HIV is one of the primer killers in Africa, including Nigeria and Kenya. Is there a possible cure for this deadly disease?
Researches show that every third Kenyan who took the test for HIV is sick. A third part of citizens don't even suspect that they are infected with a virus.
Nowadays more than one thousand ill people were revealed. They were asked to give information about their sexual partners over the past few years. Women didn’t participate in research.
All this number of people had about two thousand sexual partners. It means that 35 percent of them have also caught this virus. It exceeds an average value many times.
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People, in whom HIV is found, try to direct the partners to research. Timely detection of the infection will help to get rid of it quicker.
Do you know how many HIV diagnoses were revealed in Nigeria? Or maybe ways, which will help to cope with the illness, are familiar to you? We have found the answer to this question.
Can HIV be cured?
Recently the group of scientists of TSRI has found out that necessary substances that fight against HIV are contained in blood of person. People who are already sick with this infection are capable to develop antibodies, which neutralize dangerous molecules of a virus. If the person is healthy, he has to have a special inoculation, which will be able to make necessary molecules.
Action of a vaccine consists in connecting of its molecules with blood cells and to activate them. Thus, they will begin to make antibodies. Researchers have shown that cells of most of people are capable to do it. Now scientists try to develop the special vaccine, which will be able to connect lymphocytes. It will help them to develop the special cells responsible for immunity against HIV. Scientists say: "We have found out that cells, which can actively struggle the infection, contained in each person. Correctly made vaccine will help to get rid of it forever". They have already made experiment on mice. It has passed successfully. Now scientists are engaged in adaptation of vaccine for people. This invention can help millions of patients with AIDS.
Of course, many years can be required on it. And it is possible that new experiments won't stay without the victims. But if everything turns out well, it will become the real sensation! Such news is a hope for all who have this serious disease.
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