FAQS AND MYTHS

KNOWING FACT FROM MYTH HELPS REDUCE HIV-RELATED STIGMA, IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PEOPLE AFFECTED BY HIV

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MYTHS



FAQS

FAQS


MYTHS

FAQS


MYTHS

FAQS

It is true that in the UK a person can go to prison for recklessly or intentionally passing on HIV to another person. There have been several convictions for reckless HIV transmission, which involves a person knowing they were HIV positive, not taking the necessary steps to protect their sexual partner and transmission occurring. There has only ever been one person prosecuted for intentional transmission of HIV. Find out more about criminal prosecutions for HIV transmission here.