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Critics Say Uganda's New HIV Law a Giant Step Backward

A Ugandan bill criminalizing the "willful" transmission of HIV and mandating HIV tests for certain groups is awaiting the president's signature to become law.  Such a law could be a setback in the country's fight against AIDS.   The bill President Yoweri Museveni will be asked to sign hands out lengthy jail terms for those convicted of intentionally spreading HIV, or attempting to spread it.  It also mandates testing for pregnant women and victims of sexual...

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