March 19 2019 1:25pm

PARN holding information session on decriminalizing HIV

Those who are HIV positive may still be required under Canadian law to disclose their status to a partner if there’s a chance the virus could be transmitted. Failing to do so may end in a charge of aggravated sexual assault. But there are those who want the law to change, arguing that the Canadian Criminal Code hasn’t caught up to current medical practices. PARN’s Kim Dolan stopped by Global News Morning Peterborough to talk about an upcoming seminar March 20 that focuses on the issue.

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