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- n. Plural form of HIV-negative.
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But the shift also means a change in the allocation of resources whereby funding will go to AIDS agencies and programs with an HIV testing component and not to organizational capacity building or programs geared toward HIV-negatives.
Perez explained the new scientific approach by which targeted treatment interventions with HIV-positives is more effective than blanketed prevention and education programs with HIV-negatives.
This is generally described as a homegrown form of AIDS prevention among gay men in which people decide to have unsafe sex, but HIV-positives restrict themselves to sex with positives and HIV-negatives restrict themselves to sex with negatives.