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Hiv And Aids

Volume 202: debated on Tuesday 21 January 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many of those people in the United Kingdom who received transfusions of blood contam Mated with HIV virus are currently alive; how many of them are renal patients; how many have now contracted AIDS; and how many are unemployed.

To the end of December 1991, there have been 62 reports in England, Wales and Northern Ireland of HIV infection in people who have received blood or tissue transfer in the United Kingdom. The number of infected persons thought to be alive is 30.Information is not available centrally on the number who are unemployed, or are renal patients.The information relating to Scotland is a matter for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland.