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Timothy Ray Brown, age 54, was the first man cured of the HIV infection, using bone marrow to treat Leukemia, is now terminally ill from the same cancer

Timothy Ray Brown, age 54, made history when he became the first man to be cured of HIV. Brown was cured due to receiving bone marrow, from a Leukemia patient, with a natural resistance to the AIDS virus. Now, twelve years later, Brown is terminally ill from Leukemia.

Timothy Ray Brown, age 54, made history when he became the first man to be cured of HIV. Brown was cured due to receiving bone marrow, from a Leukemia patient, with a natural resistance to the AIDS virus. Now, twelve years later, Brown is terminally ill from Leukemia.By Bossyy
Hip-HopVibe.com Staff Writer

Twelve years ago, Timothy Ray Brown, a HIV patient, was diagnosed with Leukemia. The doctor treating Brown, for the Leukemia, decided to treat both diseases. He gave him the bone marrow from a person who was resistant to the AIDS virus.

Timothy Ray Brown, since overcoming HIV, has become the face of hope. There are many who have looked at his treatment as a prototype, of sorts, to cure the AIDS virus. Unfortunately, Brown has some sad news to overcome.

Recently, Timothy Ray Brown received devastating news about his health. While he remains cured of HIV, he has Leukemia, once again, this time he is terminally ill. This new outbreak of Leukemia comes from his bone marrow.

Source: Daily Mail

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