Cases

The latest cases curated for the HIV Justice Network from global news reports.  Older cases from the Criminal HIV Transmission blog are also included.

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US: Man charged with aggravated assault in Pennsylvania for spitting at police and yelling he was HIV-positive

Man spits in hospital security guard’s face after yelling he’s HIV–positive following DUI arrest: police
March 26, 2020

UK: Woman accused of HIV exposure in Scotland for allegedly spitting blood at someone

Woman ‘spat blood at someone to deliberately infect them with HIV’
March 20, 2020

Russia: Man to face trial for alleged HIV transmission in Umba

A Umba resident will go to trial for deliberate HIV infection.
March 12, 2020

Kenya: 20-year-old house-help prosecuted for allegedly exposing her employer’s baby to HIV through breastfeeding

Maid in court for ‘infecting employer’s baby with HIV through breastfeeding’
March 12, 2020

US: Police goes on ‘fishing expedition’ for complainants against man accused of HIV non-disclosure in Florida

Man accused of having sex without disclosing HIV status; Jacksonville police seeking possible victims
March 11, 2020

Russia: Criminal case starts in Kemorovo against 42-year-old man charged with alleged HIV transmission

A man infected a Kemerovo woman with the dangerous HIV virus and was brought to trial.
March 9, 2020

Canada: 56-year-old Montreal man faces prison for alleged HIV transmission

Montreal man found guilty of transmitting HIV to two victims
March 9, 2020

Germany: Bonn Court takes HIV treatment into account and acquits teacher accused of having unprotected sex with minor

Bonn teacher acquitted
March 5, 2020

[Update]Russia: Trial underway against senior nurse in case of negligence leading to HIV transmissions in Budennovsk hospital

Head nurse denies blame for HIV infection of patients at Budennovsk hospital
February 29, 2020

[Update]Russia: 21-year-old man sentenced to two years in jail for alleged HIV transmission

A Russian with HIV infected a schoolgirl went to jail
February 28, 2020
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