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Rulings on HIV non-disclosure raise concerns

Some criminal lawyers are worried that the Supreme Court has imposed on people prosecuted for not disclosing their HIV-positive status to sex partners a “significant evidentiary burden” to show that they used a condom and that their viral loads were low when they had sex.

Published
15 October 2012
From
The Lawyers Weekly
Supreme Court of Canada rules that condoms alone do not prevent a 'realistic possibility' of HIV transmission

The Supreme Court of Canada stated on Friday that individuals who know they are HIV positive are liable to criminal prosecution for aggravated sexual assault if they

Published
08 October 2012
By
Edwin Bernard
Late start for ART in pregnancy increases HIV transmission risk during breastfeeding period

A high viral load at the time of starting treatment during pregnancy and a shorter time on antiretroviral therapy (ART) before delivery continued to place mothers

Published
27 September 2012
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
Viral load climbs and CD4s fall with syphilis in HIV+ Paris men

The viral load surge with syphilis “implies that syphilis may increase the risk of HIV transmission,” the researchers propose, “even in patients receiving antiretroviral therapy and with a viral load of less than 500 copies/mL.”

Published
25 September 2012
From
International AIDS Society
Regular HIV testing becoming the norm among gay men in Scotland

The number of gay men testing for HIV in Scotland increased significantly between 2000 and 2010, a study published in HIV Medicine shows. The percentage of

Published
24 September 2012
By
Michael Carter
Primary HIV infection frequently missed by GUM and HIV clinics

Primary HIV infection had been missed frequently in people newly diagnosed with HIV at a sample of UK sexual health clinics, investigators from the UK report

Published
21 September 2012
By
Michael Carter
'Test And Treat' Strategy For Curbing HIV Draws Questions

Test and treat sounds good on paper, but some doctors and policymakers have doubts about its feasibility on a large scale.

Published
11 September 2012
From
NPR
Tentative evidence of treatment-as-prevention efficacy in northern France

Physicians at seven HIV clinics in north-eastern France have provided evidence of an association between a decrease in the so-called 'community viral load' (CVL) in diagnosed patients between

Published
04 September 2012
By
Gus Cairns
Three-quarters of clinicians in the US willing to prescribe early HIV treatment for the purpose of prevention

There is an overwhelming consensus among clinicians who prescribe HIV treatment in the US that people who are taking antiretroviral therapy are less likely to transmit HIV

Published
20 August 2012
By
Michael Carter
British Columbia leading the way to end HIV transmission

British Columbia is the only province in Canada witnessing a significant decline in new HIV diagnoses, and experts say a local strategy emphasizing treatment as prevention could eliminate transmission of the disease if everyone was tested.

Published
16 August 2012
From
CTV News

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