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August 28, 2009

HIV health problems cause few problems in employment, but discrimination still a reality in UK

"A majority of people with HIV employed in the UK report that HIV has no impact on their working life at present, according to research conducted by City University on behalf of the National AIDS Trust. Although most of those who disclosed their HIV status at work had had a generally positive reaction, stigma and discrimination create more problems at work than ill-health."

Read more in Aidsmap, August 27, 2009.

Comment: This study was in the UK, but the U.S. situation is probably similar, especially in regard to health at work. Discrimination may be more different between the countries.