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Uganda Passes Bill Criminalizing ‘Willful, Intentional’ HIV Transmission

VOA News: Uganda Criminalizes ‘Willful’ HIV Transmission
“Ugandan lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill criminalizing the ‘willful and intentional’ transmission of HIV. … But health workers and civil society groups have spoken out against the bill, saying it will do nothing to curb Uganda’s rising infection rate. Many argue the bill will further stigmatize people who are HIV positive…” (Heuler, 5/13).