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If A Person Has Hiv Are They Required By Law To Let People Know They Have Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Basic Facts About HIV and the Law

HIV/AIDS affects companies and organizations in many ways. Managers and labor leaders are gathering information, talking with their trade and professional associations, learning more about HIV/AIDS, and preparing strategies for HIV/AIDS programs and policies suitable for their companies. The majority of people infected with HIV are between the ages of 25-44 and are employed. The increase in the number of people with HIV means that there will be...
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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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello C,How long have I been doing this? Oh Lordy, since the last millennium, I think.As for HIV disclosure laws, they vary from state to state. California has a "Willful Exposure" law, which makes it a felony (punishable by up to eight... Read more »

People keep asking question about condoms, well let's put it straigth and see !! Quotes from CDC brochures will explain it all (CONDOM EFFICACY, 2009)

Below are quotes from CDC brochures: There have been recent reports of naturally occurring holes in latex that are big enough for HIV to pass through. Why does CDC still recommend condoms to prevent HIV infection? The reports of holes in latex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately I rarely have the chance to keep up with the BBS chatter. Thanks for bringing this to my attention. The old, and I do mean old, myth that latex condoms are no better than fishnet stockings in preventing HIV transmission has become a... Read more »

Laws Regarding HIV Transmission

If a person who is positive sleeps with a person who is NOT positive, and the sex is protected and all the precautions are taken to prevent transmission, is the positive person legally required to let the negative partner know before sexual contact?...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I am not a lawyer and am not very familiar with all of the legal issues associated with this topic. I do know however, that these things are State regulated and differ State by State, in the United States. I believe some states have laws on the... Read more »

I do not know how to live as HIV+ Person?

I found out that I was HIV+ in August of 2005; prior from this terrible news I always feared this illness. Now that I am sick I feel as if I no longer exist, I do not want to allow people to be friends with me for fear of being rejected or fear that...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Your feelings are not uncommon. It's important to remember that there is now good treatment for HIV infection and that you have good reason to be hopeful for a satisfying life. Also, you have no reason to be afraid of having contact with HIV... Read more »
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South African Positive People please lets connect!

Posted by AndreWestrand, 1 Reply
Hi I am a 31 year old gay guy living on the westrand of jhb in south africa and I would like to get to know more people in SA who are in the same position that I am in.
I tested positive in April 2008 and I am on medication. My viral load is... Read more »

Why don`t some people give a person who has HIV a second chance.

Posted by WEARYEYES44, 1 Reply
I see through these
past two years that
the stigma era is
not going to stop
soon,why because we
have alot of people
that are still in
the closet about their HIV status today.and meaanwhile
the few people that are disclosing their
status are still fighting... Read more »

Brandys law or murphys law ?????

Posted by Brandy, 3 Replies
I m not sure if its murphys law or just my life.......
when everything is perfect SOMETHING is going to go really wrong.... and it did here let me start at the begining MY jobs are going great and so are Matts whoes in ks we havent seen each other in... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
All,

I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) - for her... Read more »