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Oct 24, 2013

Hi sir. Thanks for your previous replys. I am from india . I am working in govt banking sector. And i am in window period. My 60 days Elisa test was encourajable. It was negetive . If if if i get (mostly i never get that why because i have faith in god ) what about my job. Whether they removed me from job. After they know about my status. Please reply sir.

Response from Mr. Chambers

You state you are "from India," so I am assuming you are asking about work discrimination in India. As in many countries, a stigma still attaches to HIV, and there is discrimination against people with HIV in society and at work.

However, discrimination at work against persons with HIV is illegal in India. See this article.

In the U.S. the Americans with Disabilities Act provides protection against discrimination due to HIV, but it is still something that probably should not be brought up at work.

It is probably wiser to keep your situation private when at work whether in India or almost anywhere else, as, regardless of the law, there are people with irrational fears everywhere.

Good luck, Jacques See this article.

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