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HIV rate in over-50s 'up by 60%'

The number of HIV infections among the over-50s has gone up by 60% over the past seven years.

The figures for England, Wales and Northern Ireland also show many were diagnosed late, increasing the risk of developing Aids.

So why is this happening? Jason Warriner, clinical director of the Terrence Higgins Trust, the HIV and sexual health charity, was on the BBC Breakfast sofa to explain why.

  • 21 Jul 2010