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Hiv Intentionally Infecting

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fertility Intentions of HIV-Infected Women in the United Kingdom

In the current study, the authors sought to explore fertility intentions among HIV-positive UK women and to assess the effect of HIV treatment, as well as interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission, on these intentions. The team noted... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

A Libyan prosecutor on Monday demanded death sentences be given 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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

The son of Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi on Wednesday said that the government will not execute five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor who have been convicted of intentionally infecting hundreds of children in the country with HIV, the New... Read more »
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Response to intentional infection

Earlier I saw a post from a man saying he was intentionally infected with HIV. Just wanted to tell the poster in most states this is a crime and it can be proven. The virus can be traced mutations and all back to it's host. I understand there...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I would like to add that each of us has the responsibility to protect ourselves from being infected with HIV. That means practicing safe sex and not injecting drugs with contaminated needles. This is within the control of each of us.This means that... Read more »

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 have HIV, yet they will knowingly expose... Read more »

Possible intentional HIV needle poke by a sex worker

I went to see a legal sex worker in a hotel room in Australia. She told me she was Japanese. Whilst giving me a massage I felt a slight prick. I would compare it to the feeling of a hair being pulled out, however I have no hair on my back. Now I am...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question...I'm a little confused where your theory is coming from. There are no details in the story you're telling me that makes all that seem likely.It sounds HIGHLY unlikely that you were stabbed with a needle.If you got... Read more »

Spreading HIV Intentionally

Dear Mr. Sowadsky, I heard some rumors that in my country there are some people who was diagnosed HIV positive intentionally spread their virus to other people in public places. I heard that they use needles to transmit the virus and the victim are...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.In many places, purposely spreading HIV (sexually or otherwise) is a crime. If a person does this, they could very well end up in jail or prison. Inorder for a person to spread HIV to others through needles, their... Read more »
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Ex-BF exposed. intentionally

Posted by Anonymous
I just found out that my ex BF (we remain friends) exposed himself intentionally to HIV. He is waiting for his test results to come back. He has been engaging in very high risk behavior. I know that this is 'his' problem, but I also want to be... 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 help, both physical and mental. Is there anything I can... Read more »

Ex- BF exposed intentionally

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone, I hope this is OK to post here...
I am a female, and my Ex BF (we are still friends) has told me that he intentionally exposed himself to HIV. He did this two months ago, and reality just hit and he tested today using the mail-in test. 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 »