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The English patient heals from Hiv: this is the second person in the world
the LONDON – “I Want to be an ambassador of hope.” He has chosen the right time to say, Adam Castillejo , 40 years old, born in Venezuela but living for two decades in London, this also become known as “the English patient”: this is the second person in the world is completely cured from Hiv, the virus that, if it is not treated, causes Aids. Nobody knew so far of her true identity: she has now decided to reveal it, in an interview with the New York Times.

“I Think I find myself in a unique position to instill a message of hope to the world,” he says. When she discovered she had contracted Hiv he was only 23 years old and the news was to him like a sentence: “A terrifying experience, a trauma difficult to overcome. Fortunately, thanks to the care interactions, I was able to live a relatively quiet". In 2013, to cure lymphoma at the fourth stage, Adam has undergone a bone marrow transplant from a donor who had a particular genetic mutation, due to which he had developed a sort of immunity to Hiv. Since then, it has undergone a series of treatments based on anti-retroviral drugs. The last cycle back to October 2017. Now, a year and a half, the doctors have announced his total healing from Hiv.

The first case of healing dates back to 13 years ago and was concerned Timothy Ray Brown, up to that time identified as “the Berlin patient”. From today to bring the good news that by the virus you can heal, even from the most fearsome and tenacious, there is also “the patient” London. A testimony that comes on the right day, in a world wounded and scared by the coronavirus.

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