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HIV self-test kit goes on sale in UK

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The first legally approved HIV self-test kit has gone on sale in the UK allowing people to test for the virus at home and get the results within 15 minutes. The device records the levels of antibodies in a small droplet of blood taken from the fingertip. Its makers claim it's 99.7 percent accurate. Charities hope it will reduce some of the 26,000 people estimated to have undiagnosed "HIV in the UK":http://www.hivaware.org.uk/facts-myths/hiv-statistics Paul Flemings from "Positive East, HIV c… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2015/04/27/hiv-self-test-kit-goes-on-sale-in-uk What are the top stories today? Click to watch: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSyY1udCyYqBeDOz400FlseNGNqReKkFd euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=euronews euronews is available in 13 languages: https://www.youtube.com/user/euronewsnetwork/channels In English: Website: http://www.euronews.com/news Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/euronews Twitter: http://twitter.com/euronews Google+: http://google.com/+euronews VKontakte: http://vk.com/en.euronews