(Good News) Doctors use HIV to develop ‘cure’ for babies with ‘bubble boy’ disease

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN

(CNN)Dannie Hawkins dreamed for her precious baby nephew, Ja’Ceon Golden, to experience the simple joys of childhood — swimming in pools during the summer, going to birthday parties, playing in parks filled with people, having a pet — without risk.

Yet because of his illness, going outdoors and into crowds of people would put him at serious risk of deadly infections, and so Hawkins accepted that as Ja’Ceon’s reality — until now.
Kristin Simpson, as any mother would, wished for her baby son, Omarion Jordan, to grow into a healthy boy who could venture outdoors and not live at risk of getting gravely ill.