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Are there any legal ramifications for being infected by someone with hiv?

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In brief: Perhaps

We all have an ethical and moral obligation to alert someone to an infectious disease or carrier state before engaging in any high risk behavior. So if you know you have HIV and you don't tell a potential partner, you are certainly ethically and morally obligated to tell them. There are occasionally legal issues that develop.

In brief: Perhaps

We all have an ethical and moral obligation to alert someone to an infectious disease or carrier state before engaging in any high risk behavior. So if you know you have HIV and you don't tell a potential partner, you are certainly ethically and morally obligated to tell them. There are occasionally legal issues that develop.
Dr. Lester Thompson
Dr. Lester Thompson
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Dr. Ziad Akl
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes

If the person failed to disclose, there may be civil or criminal liabilities depending on the state.

In brief: Yes

If the person failed to disclose, there may be civil or criminal liabilities depending on the state.
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl
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