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Reducing the risk of HIV in gay and bisexual men.

Figures recently released by the Health Protection Agency (2004) show that an estimated 53,000 adults were living with HIV in the UK at the end of 2003, of whom 14,300 were unaware of their infection. In 2003, there were 6,780 new diagnoses of HIV, contributing to a total of 66,554 since the epidemic began. As of September 2004, there have been 20,778 diagnoses of Aids in the UK. At least 13,033 of these people have died.

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