"It is clear that something has gone wrong in the UK, where HIV-positive people are shamed and ignored, and HIV-negative people uninformed. Assumptions abound. Infections rise. Asking an HIV-positive person today how they became infected so often elicits the following answer: "We didn't use a condom because I just assumed they were negative." People are still dying of ignorance."
What does it mean to be HIV positive in the UK today? Patrick Strudwick meets four people living with the virus to find out.
Written by Patrick Strudwick, read by Pip Mayo, produced by Barry J Gibb
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