US: Kansas Senate rejects amendment to remove possibility of quarantining people with HIV, headline suggests otherwise

State health officials in Kansas worked Friday to tamp down speculation about a House bill interpreted as a vehicle to authorize the quarantine of people with HIV or AIDS.Charles Hunt, an epidemiologist in the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, said House Bill 2183 wouldn’t allow state-sanctioned isolation of people exposed to the human immunodeficiency virus, which causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome.