Hiv Transmission

The Legal Implications Of HIV Non-Disclosure

Sarah E. Leamon | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada
Sarah E. Leamon

The Supreme Court has ruled that people living with the HIV virus carry a positive legal obligation to disclosure their HIV-positive status, regardless of the circumstance, prior to engaging in sexual relations with a new partner. If they do not, they could be charged with criminal offence -- most commonly of which would be aggravated sexual assault.

HIV Rarely Transmitted Through Sex, Not A Criminal Problem: Experts

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A group of infectious disease experts is pushing back against Canada's justice system, arguing that non-disclosure of HIV infection to a sex...

Free HIV Drugs Boast Major Results

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Researchers in British Columbia are calling for a national strategy to provide free access to HIV treatment after publishing a study that ...