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Early testing stops the spread of HIV

On World Aids Day - December 1 - we remembered all those affected by the HIV virus across the world.

In Northern Ireland there are around 1,000 people living with HIV; however, it is estimated that this could be as high as 1,250.

Sadly, there is still no cure for HIV, yet the advancement in early rapid testing and continuous development of better HIV medication means that those who have HIV can continue to live a long and fulfilled life.

Please show your support by wearing a Red Ribbon and get tested - early. What's 60 seconds out of your day? It could save your life and that of those you love.

ROB ANDERSON

Chairman, HIV Support Centre

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