There is still a lot of ignorance and fear about HIV in the mind of the general population. To help people understand a bit more about HIV today, someone who was recently diagnosed has written an account of his experiences on Facebook. He says that HIV testing is quick and easy; HIV treatment today is easy to take and very effective; and perhaps most importantly, U=U…once your viral load is consistently undetectable and stays there, then you will not be able to pass on HIV by sexual contact.

The Mirror newspaper reported on this…you can read that article here.

Andrew wants to spread the word and fight HIV stigma (Image: Collect/PA Real Life)