Efforts to reduce HIV transmission among UK gay and bisexual men over the past decade have failed, according to a new study.
The research published in today’s Lancet (Feb .1) shows that infection rates have remained stable despite increased testing and treatment.
While there has been a four-fold increase in testing rate and an advance in treatment uptake from 69 to 80 percent, new infections in England and Wales have flat-lined at 2,300 to 2,500 a year.
Researchers suggested that the trend may be caused by a rise in unsafe sex as men no longer view HIV infection as deadly, while internet dating sites make finding a partner increasingly easier.
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