British MP becomes first to reveal to parliament that he has HIV

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"So, it's real important everybody knows their status, get an HIV test at least once a year".

Speaking during an adjournment debate on HIV, he said: "Next year it will be 10 years since I became HIV-positive".

Only one other MP has ever announced they have the HIV virus - former Labour cabinet minister Chris Smith, who revealed it in a newspaper in 2005.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was present when Mr Russell-Moyle made the announcement, of which he felt "relieved" to have done so.

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There's been a lot of progress in the fight against AIDS over the past 30 years, but as the 30th World AIDS Day is observed on December 1 - people still die from the disease.

Bruce Broughton, a Navy Veteran from Bloomington, has lived with HIV for 28 years, and he's feeling healthy.

"These men's HIV statuses were entirely avoidable".

Dr Baird continued: "Whilst the epidemic is slowing in the United Kingdom, almost half of people who test positive find out very late that they have HIV, meaning the virus may have damaged their health permanently, which is why early diagnosis is so important". And to effectively monitor viral load, people living with HIV need access to viral load testing every 12 months.

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Lloyd Russell-Moyle, 32, told his fellow lawmakers that he had been diagnosed HIV positive when he was aged 22.

Currently, to be eligible for assistance through the state's HIV Uninsured Care Programs the patient's household income has to be less than 435 percent of the federal poverty level, with liquid resources less than $25,000.

He said: "One of the things that happened was the Sunday Times found out and they were going to run a story and I talked with the editor".

The ceremony marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. HIV testing is on the spotlight as the call for knowing ones HIV status, to take an informed stand, is becoming increasingly necessary to save lives.

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World AIDS Day is a day to remember the millions of people who have lost their lives to AIDS-related illnesses, many of whom died because they couldn't access HIV services, because of stigma, because of discrimination and because of criminalization of key populations.

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