What the three outbreaks told public health officials was that fear of Aids was dissipating. Accepted Nov Behind the scenes at European Testing Week. Skip to search form Skip to main content. Patients are travelling further and waiting longer.
His nearest clinic is in Guildford, which for Fryett — who was also subsequently diagnosed with cancer — would mean taking three buses just to have his viral loads checked.
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Open in a separate window. The heterosexual cases were thought to be a separate cluster with links abroad. The checklist used with clients ranges from female genital mutilation to mental health issues. She is also probably linked to case 1, who described an unnamed casual partner he met in the club where she met other contacts; however, the description he gave did not match, so it is possible there was another untraced infected female. That said, the highest-risk groups are straight people under 25, men who have sex with men and black ethnic minority communities.