TITLE

Counterpoint: People Infected with HIV or AIDS Should be Required to Inform those Around them

AUTHOR(S)
Forster, Matt; Griswold, Ann
PUB. DATE
March 2016
SOURCE
Points of View: HIV/AIDS Status & Privacy;3/1/2016, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for the law to require the disclosure of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) status in the U.S. It is asserted that patients with HIV or AIDS should inform their partners, healthcare providers and others of their condition to protect them from infection. The article adds that disclosure would enable policy makers and public health professionals to create effective strategies to prevent the spread of disease.
ACCESSION #
12444992

 

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