Published in AIDS Weekly, February 5th, 1996
Bone marrow cells from a baboon are struggling to plant themselves in the 38-year-old's body, where, doctors hope, they begin to produce a parallel immune system to fight the AIDS that is killing him.
The patient received the cells by injection December 14, 1995, and now waits at his Oakland, California, home to find out if he is expected to live or die.
The operation was made possible after family members, including his sister who lives in Hopkinton, New...
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