Opinion: HIV is a public health issue and not a criminal one

By , Guest Columnist Updated: July 08, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: July 08, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Robin Lennon-Dearing
Guest Columnist

Robin Lennon-Dearing

Robin Lennon-Dearing, Ph.D., MSW, is an associate professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Memphis.

People living with HIV are being arrested and prosecuted for HIV non-disclosure when HIV transmission did not occur or was extremely unlikely to occur.


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