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People Intentionally Spreading Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Dakota Gov. Rounds Signs Bill That Requires People Convicted of Intentionally Spreading HIV to Register as Sex Offenders

South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds (R) recently signed a bill (SB 65 ) into law that requires people convicted on intentionally spreading HIV to register as sex offenders after being released from prison, the AP/ Rapid City Journal reports. The law... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.K. Crown Prosecution Service Issues Guidelines to Clarify Law on Intentional, Reckless Transmission of HIV

The United Kingdom's Crown Prosecution Service on Friday issued guidelines to clarify a law on intentionally or recklessly transmitting HIV, London's Daily Mail reports. According to the guidelines, cases of intentional or reckless HIV... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

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 »

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 where a manager of a company over hears an employee who is HIV positive talking about having unprotected sex with another worker in another section....
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
To keep his/her mouth shut unless the unprotected sex is taking place on the job. If it is taking place on the job, the issue is having sex at work. Everything concerning possible transmission of HIV between two people who happen to be employed... Read more »

Intentional transmission (BUG CHASERS, GIFT GIVERS)

Dr BobI saw a progam on the BBC that said that some people were deliberately trying to infect themselves with HIV and that there are those who are happy to oblige ("gift givers"). I've heard about this before (see Queer as Folk).I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I haven't heard much about the bug-chasing/gift-giving phenomenon since 2003 when Rolling Stone magazine printed a poorly researched and quite incendiary article titled "Bug Chasers: The Men Who Long to Be HIV+." The article... Read more »
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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-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 »