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is no longer a killer disease. It is well manageable disease. There are thousands of people with HIV positive are doing well with medicines for more than 20 years comfortably. So there is nothing to worry. It is like any other infection.
Usually many patients would be depressed initially when they came to know about their positive status of HIV. After sometime they may be able to understand and accept the fact. If your partner does not seem to be convinced then take him to a psychiatrist
. They will be able to help him to get over from his depression