Man with HIV from town shares his experiences at County Hall

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A Hemel Hempstead man living with HIV has spoken about his personal experiences in front of councillors and health professionals at County Hall.

John Pynaert, who lives in the town centre, was tested positive for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus last year.

Speaking at the event on Friday, which demonstrated the work of county-based sexual health charity Herts Aid saw five other people with the condition sharing their stories, John said: “When I was diagnosed with HIV, my first thought was my life is over.


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