Doctors hack HIV virus to cure child with cancer
The fight against cancer has never been stronger and doctors are finding new ways to destroy the disease. The story told in the video above is testament to this and shows why new ideas and techniques should be given serious thought.
In the video we are shown Emma’s story. Emma is 6 years old and is dying on Leukaemia. To fight the cancer, doctors engineered HIV cells to turn them against the Leukaemia cells. There was a great deal of risk involved, but with Emma close to death it was worth a shot.
And it worked. The incredibly brave technique meant that Emma survived and is now leading a health life. Watch the video above to see the full heartwarming story.