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Legislation (laws) Criminalizing the Intentional Spread of HIV

Rick,I have been hearing about many legislative bodies (the US Congress, as well as the legislatures of many US states) who are passing laws criminalizing the intentional spread of HIV.Are these laws necessary? Has intentional spread of HIV been a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. The majority of people who are infected with HIV take steps to prevent the transmission of the virus to other people. However, there are some people who are aware that they Read more »

Spreading HIV Intentionally

Dear Mr. Sowadsky, I heard some rumors that in my country there are some people who was diagnosed... Read more »

legal issues - HIV intent to spread

I am in an ethics class and I am doing a paper on ethical decisions. I have deveolped a seniaro... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libya Will Not Execute Six Health Workers Accused of Intentionally Infecting Children With HIV, Kadafi's Son Says

...testified that he believed the children were infected in 1997, more than a year before the Bulgarians were hired ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 12/7). Seif al-Islam el-Kadafi, Moammar's son, on Wednesday said, "No one is going to execute... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyan Prosecutor Demands Death Penalty for Health Care Workers Accused of Intentionally Infecting Children With HIV

...to one Palestinian and six Bulgarian health care workers who are accused of intentionally infecting hundreds of children with HIV, Reuters reports. A civil prosecutor also demanded about $10 million in compensation for the families of each... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Half of Families of Libyan HIV-Positive Children Oppose Negotiations in Case of Alleged Intentional Infection by Bulgarian Nurses

...with the Bulgarian government regarding the case, Idris Laga, chair of the Association of Relatives of Children Infected With AIDS, said recently at an HIV/AIDS conference in Homs, Libya, the Bulgarian News Agency reports (Bulgarian News Agency,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Ongoing Case of Health Care Workers Accused of Intentionally Infecting Libyan Children With HIV

...of one Palestinian and six Bulgarian health care workers who are accused of intentionally infecting hundreds of children with HIV. More than 400 children in Libya contracted HIV in 1997 and 1998 in what some Libyan groups say was a conspiracy to... Read more »
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HIV USED AS A WEAPON.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Has anyone ever heard of any cases where hiv was used to intentionally infect someone? Read more »

PARTNER SECRETLY REMOVED CONDOM THEN CONFESSED HIV

Posted by FORTHEBIRDS, 2 Replies
...said, "yup, I took it off!" I went bananas, and after discussing it for a month he said something to the effect of, "yes, I have HIV and we're both going to die! So, what are you going to do?" Well since that text, I've thought of plenty of... Read more »

Weight Loss - not really intentional

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
I have a question for those experienced with meds, etc. I have been on Combivir and Sustiva since late January this year. My labs are much better, CD4 up to 550 from 227, VL to undetectable (down from 11,000). I am feeling great. I started an... Read more »

Ex has intentionally exposed himself

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I am a female and my exBF (we remain friends) has intentionally exposed himself 2 months ago. He did the mail in test today. I am very upset and angry and worried, but most of all he needs Read more »