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HIV and hepatitis scare: Dentist named as Desmond D'Mello

Public appeal launched to trace 22,000 patients treated by dentist Desmond D'Mello, who allegedly did not follow proper procedures over 32 years in Nottinghamshire.

Published
12 November 2014
From
Telegraph
HIV and hepatitis scare: 22,000 patients recalled

Patients are to undergo tests over risks they could have been treated with contaminated dental equipment over three decades. A dentist was suspended in June after a whistleblower filmed him allegedly breaching infection-control standards.

Published
12 November 2014
From
Telegraph
An HIV Transmission Case Possibly Associated with Manicure Care

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists numerous potential alternative sources of HIV transmission in addition to the known classical modes for acquiring the AIDS virus. Although manicure instruments is not on this list of alternative sources, a case of HIV transmission that may be linked to sharing of manicure instruments is presented in AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.

Published
11 November 2014
From
AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses
Canada: More than 70 scientific experts sign on to consensus statement on HIV transmission risks in the context of criminal law

More than 70 scientific experts Canada-wide have today released a consensus statement confirming when there is a low-to-zero possibility of a person living with HIV transmitting the virus in various situations.

Published
06 May 2014
From
HIV Justice Network
Rare case of lesbian transmission of HIV reported in US

An extremely rare case of female-to-female sexual transmission of HIV has been reported in the United States. The report concerns a 46-year-old woman who appears to have

Published
17 March 2014
By
Michael Carter
HIV Case Linked to Lesbian Sex

In an uncommon occurrence, a Texas woman appears to have acquired HIV through sex with another woman, the CDC is reporting.

Published
14 March 2014
From
MedPage Today
UN agency urges China to drop HIV spa ban

The United Nations' AIDS agency Monday condemned a draft Chinese regulation to ban HIV-positive people from spas and public bathhouses, as campaign groups expressed outrage over the proposal.

Published
14 October 2013
From
Yahoo! News
No trial after all! Case against Norwegian prosecuted for HIV exposure via oral sex thrown out

The case against Louis Gay, the Norwegian HIV positive man prosecuted for exposing his ex-boyfriend to HIV via oral sex, was finally dismissed today, a year after he was indicted. DNA testing had shown that Louis was not the source of his partner's infection.

Published
14 February 2013
From
Blogspot
Young people know less about HIV and are less trustful of condoms, French survey finds

The first survey for six years of attitudes to HIV and sexual risk behaviour among the general public in France has found that young people are less

Published
10 January 2013
By
Gus Cairns
A Free Man: HIV+ man, David Plunkett Finally Released after being wrongly convicted for biting police officer

After serving five years in a New York State prison for biting a police officer and wrongfully being convicted for "aggravated assault with a dangerous instrument" because he has HIV, David Plunkett was finally released and walked out a free man on July 19th, 2012.

Published
22 August 2012
From
The Body
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