A quarter of people living with HIV in the UK are unaware of it

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 20 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6983
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

Public Health England has said that much more HIV testing is needed, as figures show that a quarter of people living with HIV in the United Kingdom are unaware of their infection.

HIV in the United Kingdom: 2014 Report said that an estimated 107 800 UK residents were living with HIV in 2013, up from 102 600 in 2012.1 A quarter of these people (26 100) were unaware of their infection and were at risk of passing on the virus through unprotected sex, the …

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