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When Does AIDS Become A Public Problem Not A Social Liberty
Sep 19, 2002

Should people be forced to disclose if they are HIV positive, if the given circumstance, under which the specific line of emplyment, governs that there might be a risk of contraction to other people? If so what might that circumstance be? And how could it be dealt with so as not to discriminate against that person?

Response from Ms. Breuer

THis is, first of all, an opinion question. Second, it's not specific enough to answer. What profession do you have in mind that would pose a risk to others? There is a good, healthy body of law in existence to govern these questions.

AIDS is already a huge public problem. I'm not sure what you mean when you call it a "social liberty."



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