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HIV in the news

25 July 2017

HIV has been in the news this week:

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the immune system and weakens your ability to fight infections and disease. 

Outlooks are getting brighter as with treatment, people with HIV are living longer, healthy lives. Sexual Health Wirral has an entire section devoted to HIV, so you have all the information you need at the touch of a button:

Prevention is always the best policy. Use a condom for sex and never share needles or other injecting equipment (including syringes, spoons and swabs). Knowing your HIV status and that of your partner is also important. Read more here