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Having HIV Is Not a Crime, Human Rights Lawyers Say

Ugandan nurse Rosemary Namubiru spent 10 months in jail for accidentally pricking herself with a needle while treating a patient in 2014. For that, she was called a "killer nurse" in the courts and tried for attempted murder. That's because Namubiru is HIV-positive. The child she was treating tested negative for HIV. Activist Paula Donovan of advocacy group AIDS-Free World said Namubiru is one of many HIV-positive people who have been unfairly prosecuted. "This...

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