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Case of female-to-female HIV infection reported

US health officials have published details of a rare case of suspected female-to-female HIV infection. [s]BBC News[/s] reports that a 46-year-old woman ‘likely acquired’ the virus during a six-month monogamous relationship with a HIV-positive woman in Texas, said the [b]Centre for Disease Control[/b]. The originally uninfected partner is said to have had a history of heterosexual relationships but none during the past 10 years. She also had none of the other HIV exposure risks, including intravenous drug use.

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