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HIV scourge spreads from red lights to white collars

A recent report says that the spread of the virus in Bangkok has become an 'explosive epidemic' and that an increasing number of sufferers are not sex workers, but ordinary people whose lifestyles expose them to risk

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Thirty-four-year-old Ball met his partner Sonchai at high school and the pair started living openly as a gay couple when they roomed together at university. 

YOU’LL BE SAFE HERE: The reception area at the Silom Community Clinic. Both the reception area and the examination rooms are well decorated to help patients feel more comfortable.

But eight years ago, Ball, who had been monogamous and loving in the relationship, was shocked to learn his partner had not been. Sonchai had infected Ball with HIV.

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