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HIV. What are the real risks in New Zealand?

HIV. What are the real risks in New Zealand?

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Whilst NZ has a relatively low rate of HIV infection compared to other developed countries the risk of HIV infection is still a real one, especially in certain groups. Gay and bisexual men are the most at risk of HIV infection within New Zealand. It is estimated that 1 in 15 gay or bi men within NZ is currently HIV positive and that approximately 20% of those infected are unaware of their status. Given that it may be months or even years before individuals become aware of their HIV status as they have had no reason to be tested or...