Published: Sun, December 02, 2018
Medicine | By Brett Sutton

Prince Harry Sentebale commemorating World AIDS Day

Prince Harry Sentebale commemorating World AIDS Day

A British lawmaker revealed in Parliament on Thursday that he is HIV-positive.

A Labour MP announced that he was HIV-positive during a speech in the House of Commons yesterday.

The 32-year-old Lloyd Russell-Moyle told his fellow lawmakers that he had been diagnosed with HIV when he was 22.

"Next year I will be marking an anniversary of my own, 10 years since I became HIV positive".

Russell-Moyle, who was elected in 2017, explained that means he does not get sick and "can't transmit HIV to someone else". That's why the NHS says: "Undetectable equals un-transmittable".

The AIDS Health Foundation, India Care, on the other hand, is focusing on the North-East.


She said: "The most important thing in Nigeria's HIV response agenda is for all citizens to know their status".

Mkhize celebrated the 30th World Aids Day commemoration at Umzimkhulu on the KwaZulu-Natal lower south coast, where he urged the people of the province and leaders from all sectors to double their efforts in the fight against HIV and Aids, the ministry said in a statement. He is the second MP to disclose that he is living...

When someone is HIV-positive, regular treatment can almost eliminate their chance of spreading the infection to others during sex.

A recent study by the European Centre for Disease Control and the World Health Organization showed that the number of new diagnoses in Europe spiked in 2017, particularly in Eastern Europe. "People who test positive for HIV should be linked immediately to antiretroviral therapy to keep them alive and well and, when viral load suppression is reached, prevent transmission of the virus".

About 39 million people were living with HIV/AIDS worldwide in 2017, according to UNAIDS, the United Nations program that sets global targets.

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