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Laws Against Spreading Aids And Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Poor Implementation of Laws Controlling Sale of Prescription Drugs Increasing Injection Drug Use, Spread of HIV in India, HIV/AIDS Advocates Say

Poor implementation of laws that control the sale of prescription drugs in India is increasing injection drug use and fueling the spread of HIV in the country, HIV/AIDS advocates said Monday, the AP/ Yahoo! India News reports (AP/ Yahoo! India... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Utah Law Requiring HIV Tests for Convicted Sex Workers, Solicitors Fails to Slow Spread of HIV Because It Is Not Enforced, Editorial Says

A Utah state law that requires convicted commercial sex workers and solicitors of commercial sex to be tested for HIV and makes sex work and solicitation a "felony offense for repeat offenders who were aware they had tested positive for HIV" could... Read more »
Housing Works

In Kato's Africa, USAID Money Spurred Spread of HIV Criminalization Laws

USAID-funded law puts Africans with HIV behind bars. When police found Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato bludgeoned to death last month in his Kampala home, the news brought renewed public attention to the well-documented U.S. roots of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

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 »

disclose is the law (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

hi, i agree with the other poster we all should disclose to someone you are going to have relations with, i got tagged by a guy who i repeatedly ask about testing and his response was he had been tested several times and was negative this was a lie...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,We are all in agreement that we should all disclose our HIV status before having sex and yes there are disclosure laws in some locations (see below). However, I do not believe you can blame other people for your own personal decisions to place... Read more »

hiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)

Hi Bob,l recently tested positive to hiv and l am a male, if l have sex with a female and put a condom on and practice safe sex, by law l dont have to let her know l am hiv positive is that right ???...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Depending on where in the world you live, by law you may actually have a duty to inform before having sex. (See below.) And no matter where you live and no matter what your local laws may mandate, you have a universal moral obligation to... Read more »
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spread aids................ NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by daisey6205, 5 Replies
just a note to update you all.
it has been a hell of a long i have traveled in the last year and a half. i have come to realize that the best friends i have are the ones i have never even met... those here that continually pray for my safety and... Read more »

Spreading HIV PLEASE HELP!!

Posted by anon11111, 3 Replies
I just found out my daughter has HIV/AIDS a few hours ago.
She is still sleeping around with ANYONE and ANYTHING that moves! PLEASE ADVISE ME as to what to do! I have a moral obligation to report her but to whom?
She had sex with her ex, the father... Read more »

My brother in law has full blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
My brother in law was diagnosed with HIV about 10 years ago. He is gay. His partner died about 6 years ago. He now has full blown AIDS. He is having seizures, walks with a cane, and has a constant runny nose. He is only 40 years old. My in laws... Read more »

My brother in law is HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello to all those reading,
I just found out recently that my brother in law is HIV+, I have been with my husband for 4 years and he has only now been comfortable with sharing this with me. I am trying to learn as much as possible about what to... Read more »