HIV Criminalization Laws Not Keeping Pace With Research, Treatment
In many states across the country, one can be charged with a felony for not disclosing their HIV status. However, recent studies show that, when individuals are properly treated, HIV transmissions from sexual encounters can range from zero to 1.56 percent. Why aren’t HIV criminalization laws in sync with the realities of HIV treatment and prevention? Catherine Hanssens, founder of the Center for HIV Law Policy, weighs in. This segment is hosted by Todd Zwillich.
Published on Sept 8, 2017 on Player FM