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Unlicensed Medical Practitioner Who Infected More Than 100 Cambodians With HIV Goes On Trial

Associated Press: Cambodian on trial for infecting more than 100 with HIV
“An unlicensed medical practitioner who infected more than 100 villagers in northwestern Cambodia with HIV by reusing unclean needles went on trial Tuesday, facing three charges including murder, his lawyer said. Yem Chhrin faces up to life in prison if found guilty of murder, intentionally spreading HIV … and practicing medicine without a license, his lawyer, Em Sovann, said by telephone from Battambang town, where a provincial court is holding the five-day trial…” (Cheang, 10/20).

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