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HIV vaccine and cure nearby???

i have been reading a lot about HIV recently( although i am HIV negative but was suffering from a lot of hiv anxiety)
there have been many reports of a possible breakthrough but there are always too many 'ifs' and 'buts' (like the guy who had a bone marrow transplant and was cured of hiv!!!)

what would be a wild guess of a sure shot cure or vaccine??? 3-5 years????

ONE MORE QUESTION-
i have been told that HIV does not transmit once out of the host as it becomes inactive??? i do agree on this as it is a very fragile virus. but then why does it transmit so easily during blood transmission?????? what is the difference?? should it not die as there are no new cells to infect????

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Wild guess...20 years. I have read about many things that are promising but nothing that is even close right now.

Blood transmission...only happens during a blood transfusion where you are injecting new blood directly into your veins. The blood is moist and kept in a vaccume.
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any other guesses or info regarding a vaccine or cure???
1563685 tn?1310405954
Guess? Don't believe in anything unless an HIV cure really has been discovered and medically proven by a recognised health body.
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that is the reason i used the word 'guess' :)
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