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30% say HIV transmitted by toothbrushes

On World AIDS Day, a survey by the charity Terrence Higgins Trust has revealed the extent to which myths and inaccuracies about HIV are still prevalent in Great Britain. THT say that public perceptions are still mirroring those seen in the 1980s, despite the medical progress that has been made in the fight against HIV over the last three decades. […]

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World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day, marked annually since 1988 – when it was the first global health day. It continues to be marked today raising awareness and helping boost fundraising, educate and keep pressure up politically for Despite its early reputation as a ‘death sentence’ around half the 70 million people who have become HIV positive in the past […]

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World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day, marked annually since 1988, and this year’s theme message is Kissing Doesn’t Spread HIV. Ignorance Does. It’s a response to National AIDS Trust research which shows 16% of people wrongly think you can get HIV from kissing, up from 4% ten years ago. With over 36 million people living with HIV worldwide, in 2014 […]

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