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OPINION: ‘Berlin Patient’ Timothy Ray Brown was an HIV hero

OPINION: ‘Berlin Patient’ Timothy Ray Brown was an HIV hero

The ‘Berlin Patient’ Timothy Ray Brown, the first person known to have been cured of HIV, has died at the age of 54, from a recurrence of the cancer that prompted his historic treatment. In 1995, Brown, an American, was diagnosed with HIV. Ten years later, he was found to separately have acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).