HIV 'cure' causes quotation mark outbreak

Recent news about the apparent cure of a child born with HIV has lead to an amusing outbreak of quotation-mark headlines.

Some examples from the UK press:

The Guardian bucks the trend with: US doctors cure child born with HIV (unsourced.org page)

The use of quotes is understandable. As always, the real story is not clear cut and more research is needed before any real conclusions can be drawn. But that “Cure found for HIV!” kind of headline must be just so tempting to write…

NHS Choices has a good summary.