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Using a foe as a friend


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Using a foe as a friend

Last February Emily Whitehead was a very ill seven-year-old. She had been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and standard treatments had failed.

Her parents took her to Philadelphia where doctors were trying out a new paediatric leukaemia treatment; using an unlikely ally – a modified form of HIV.

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