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Why is there still so much stigma surrounding HIV?

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Why is there still so much stigma surrounding HIV?

Following the news that the details of HIV patients were accidentally leaked this week, Brigette Bard of BioSure UK examines why stigma and intimidation of people with HIV still exists and how it may prevent those worried, seeking testing or medical interventions…  Before you read this post, stop and try and visualise what someone with HIV looks like. Man or a woman? Black or white? Young or old? Homeless? Someone that looks like one of your mates? I may as well have asked you to just visualise a person on the street because regular readers of this blog will know...

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