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Can You Be Arrested For Spreading Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Harm Reduction and HIV

...and needle exchange for injection drug users. Harm Reduction and HIV Some harm caused by drug use is related to HIV. Fact Sheet 154 has more information on drug use and HIV. Sharing equipment for drug use can spread HIV infection if it contains even a tiny amount of infected blood. Drug use is linked to unsafe sexual activity. This increases the spread of HIV infection. It is also related to missing doses of HIV...
Ask the Experts

occupational exposure

Sir,While making an arrest about 5-6 weeks ago of a known hiv+ male who had the blood of his aids diagnosed girlfriend on his arms and hands (domestic violence) I made contact with my hands to handcuff him. I did not have a chance to put gloves on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with the assessment you received from "the powers that be": no HIV-acquisition risk. This assumes the skin on your hands was intact.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and Read more »

Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit of curiousity....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...also my personal belief that each of us, and not just those who are HIV positive, is responsible for preventing the further spread of HIV/AIDS.Dr. BobMust disclose it is law. Dec 21, 2005One should always disclose status. One of your fans wrote... Read more »

Major depression

I felt I was literally murdered by someone in 2004. I dated a seemingly romantic guy for a while before I had sexual relationship with him. I never do drugs, do not smoke and drink very little. That night, he got me drunk and has unprotected sex...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There are some cases in the UK of people being prosecuted for intentionally or recklessly spreading HIV infection. But unless you are willing to go public with the police, etc., there is little that you can do. You should Read more »

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people that again question if to disclose, remember that some states can imprison HIV positive that knowing their status are spreading the disease. Some states have full disclosure on names of HIV poz people required by law. Some will argue, well... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Among MSM in London Spreading in "Bursts," Study Finds

... HIV among men who have sex with men in London is spreading in "bursts," according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Edinburgh and London's Chelsea and Westminster Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Treatment During Primary HIV Infection as a Method of Altering the Epidemic Spread of HIV? clinical and scientific study. A second proposed and perhaps less well-known goal of treating PHI is to alter the epidemic spread of HIV infection by treating patients during a time when, because of biological factors and behavioral patterns,... Read more »
Housing Works

Action Alert: Tell Obama to Lift the Federal Ban on Syringe Exchange!

...funding ban was originally enacted. It's time for the federal government to use every tool at its disposal to arrest the further spread of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C. Signed, [list information] ACT UP Philadelphia AIDS Action AIDS Foundation of... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Takes On HIV and AIDS

...representatives joined with HIV/AIDS experts and activists at the International Conference on HIV-Related Stigma: the Attitude that Spreads HIV, a day-long gathering at Howard University, before participating in a Capitol Hill briefing on... Read more »
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Posted by anon11111, 3 Replies scared. She has KS on her face and back as well as other places.....she KNOWS she has it, will NOT take treatments and is spreading HIV around like she doesn't care.....and she really doesn't. She figures someone gave it to her and she's gonna... Read more »

Uganda to Publish Names of Gay People

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights Program of Human Rights Watch. "At a moment when sensational publicity has spread fear among a whole community, the authorities must exercise their responsibility to protect, not persecute." ... Read more »

Hiv positives quarantined!!

Posted by Anonymous
...official and Center for Disease Control's Epidemic Intelligence Service agent, promoting the use of quarantine to control the spread of AIDS. In addition, the activists were calling attention to the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act which... Read more »

Man who spreads lies about HIV origins

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Here's one crazy man who's spreading lies about HIV, particularly in the black community: I guess it's easier to believe in Read more »