Uganda’s AIDS Commission Calls Bill Criminalizing HIV Transmission ‘Nonsensical’

Agence France-Presse: Ugandan HIV bill ‘nonsensical,’ says health body
“Uganda’s AIDS commission on Friday called an HIV bill passed by parliament ‘nonsensical,’ and urged the country’s president not to sign it into law. … Uganda’s parliament passed new legislation criminalizing the deliberate transmission of HIV — the virus that can lead to AIDS — in May…” (6/6).

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