- (of a person) diagnosed by a test as being infected with HIV.
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Examples from the Web for hiv-positive
Over the course of their affair, the woman alleges that Pounding never mentioned that he was HIV-positive.Commando Colonel Accused of Exposing his Lover to HIV
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Today one of every 120 adults between 15 and 49 years of age worldwide is HIV-positive.HIV’s Greatest Foe Went Down With MH17
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But Precious—a modern melodrama with a hugely sympathetic HIV-positive teen at its heart, was a hit with critics and audiences.Hollywood’s Evolving Heart: How Movies Grew to Love Gays
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Davis, who was HIV-positive, died of a drug overdose in 1991.How Gay Was Gore Vidal?
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The source says that the talk turned to a neighborhood doctor and word that Hernandez had been diagnosed as HIV-positive.Why Pedro Hernandez Confessed to Killing Etan Patz
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