It started with a three-minute test. Sitting at a small clinic in London in July 2016, Prince Harry did something no public figure had ever done before—get tested for HIV live on the internet.
Much like his late mother did with her advocacy for HIV and AIDS awareness in the late ’80s, the Duke of Sussex’s groundbreaking attempt to normalize testing for the disease received global attention and saw an instant increase in the demand for HIV tests.
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It’s been just two years since that famous live stream (which he repeated with Rihanna five months later during a trip to Barbados) and on Friday, to mark the start of National HIV Testing Week in the UK, Prince Harry opened up about the impact of his advocacy in a new video.