As we approching the 1st of December -World Aids day, It's important to know your status. YOU might think HIV is something that happens to other people, but anyone who has unprotected sex is at risk of contracting the HIV virus. There are an estimated 100,000 people living with HIV or AIDs in the UK – and nearly a quarter of them are undiagnosed. The only way to find out if you have HIV is to have an HIV test. There is life after HIV.