erv, I don’t know if it’s just my machine but they seem to have shut down the server on your link so I can’t read it. I’m guessing not good news though?
Oh no! The server died!
(I’m presuming the patient did as well, but I can’t tell from the link.)
Hmm– I can see the links okay, but yes, Evan died… I really wanted the viruses to help him…
I really wanted the viruses to help him…
Maybe they did — I suppose eventually we’ll know.
Abbie, I don’t suppose you’ve ever worked a fatality? Spent an hour doing CPR , restarting the heart multiple times, drugs, IVs, … and then the patient doesn’t make it. It sucks, but it doesn’t mean you didn’t help.
 “Exhausting” doesn’t come close.
The family is taking donations for an endowment in Evan’s name at the local children’s hospital. Maybe someday that’ll buy perfected HSV-1 treatments for kids.
Well that sucks.
Has there been any word on using this treatment for other cancers, or are they still focused on melanoma and melanoma-derived ones?
Via John Wilkins and John Farrell:
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You all might have heard about ‘delta32′ or ‘delta-CCR5′ people in association with HIV infection.
I have known about this for a while, and have been debating whether or not I…
Fun! I like this new idea!
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