Record number of HIV cases new figures reveal

A record number of people were diagnosed with HIV in the UK last
year, the latest figures from charity Terrence Higgins Trust
Lighthouse have revealed.

The figure of 3,435 is 14 per cent higher than in 1999, and
means that over 30,000 people in the UK currently have HIV.

Paul Ward, the charity’s chief executive, said: “These figures
prove that HIV is still a major problem in the UK where over 14,000
people have died from Aids-related illness since reporting

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