HIV is not a death sentence. Why are we still scared of it?

In the past decade, things have completely changed for HIV. New medication means people who are being treated for HIV can’t pass it on to anyone else.

But currently, people living with HIV can potentially go to jail if they don’t tell their sexual partners their status before having condomless sex.

So why are so many of us still so scared of HIV? And is it appropriate to prosecute people for not disclosing their status, when they can’t pass it on?

If you would like to learn more about HIV or get tested, visit the Burnett Foundation’s website.

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