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Hiv Crimes

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Ask the Experts

Tracking of virus in case of a trial for HIV-transmission

HiI live in a country, Norway, where transmission of HIV - willed or by accident - is a crime. I'm thus worried that I might end up i court if a condom should burst. That said, there has been few trials, but it's still worrisome. I thus wonder if it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello to you in Norway,Detailed genetic testing can sometimes determine the source of one's HIV. This requires testing of both the "patient" and the "source(s)".Be well,BY Read more »

Crime Scene Safety class

What is the biggest hazard to a crime scene investigator, Hep c or HIV and why? Read more »

test to determine who gave it to me

I've been told there is a test to determine who gave me HIV, is this true and what does it entail? Read more »
Articles
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Why HIV "Crimes" Harm HIV Prevention and People With HIV

...countries throughout North America, Europe and Australasia -- have convicted at least 600 people with HIV for these so-called 'HIV crimes'. It very likely there have been hundreds more arrests and cases that have gone unreported. Most of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Legislator Introduces Proposal to Make Intentionally Spreading HIV a Crime

...Li Yaping, a deputy to China's National People's Congress, has introduced a proposal that would make intentionally spreading HIV a crime punishable by a minimum of 10 years in prison or by a maximum of life imprisonment or the death sentence, ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York to Force Quicker HIV Tests of Sex-Crime Suspects

... Beginning Nov. 1, suspects indicted for sex crimes such as rape in New York could be forced to undergo court-ordered HIV testing. Test results would be shared only with the alleged defendant and assault survivor, said Kevin Wright, Putnam County Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique Police AIDS Death Toll Hurting Crime Fight

...effort to deter crime, Interior Minister Jose Pachero said Wednesday in Lisbon, according to Portugal's Lusa news agency. The HIV rate among police in the former Portuguese colony is about 16 percent, the same rate as in the general population,... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hate Crimes Affect Us All

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Singer Kevin Aviance Beaten in New York City Police Arrest Four People on Hate-Crime Charges AP NEW YORK (June 12) - A singer suffered a broken jaw and other injuries in an attack by a group yelling anti-gay slurs, Read more »

HIV+ dislcosure and the law...!

Posted by lost2007
...read this site much lately but came across a comment by someone that "not every state makes it a crime too infect someone with HIV" and could not believe anyone would be so ill informed and or out right liar, since its true some states do not... Read more »

Criminal Acts or Not?

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...out that the wording does not reconcile "exposure" with the use of condoms and questioned whether HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, should be considered a "life-threatening disease" because victims typically die from AIDS or another disease that... Read more »

HIV causes AIDS

Posted by TerryD, 6 Replies
...after much soul searching i have come to the conclusion that i am scared of HIV and have been running from it all this time. i am leaving my cult of dissedents and joining this new cult of beLIEvers. thank Read more »