PP Says: HIV Positive? You shouldn’t have to warn anyone

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According to the U.S. Government’s Center for Disease Control (CDC),

“Once you have been diagnosed, you will be asked to identify your sexual and needle-sharing partners, so that they can be told that they have been exposed to HIV and need to be tested. Partner notification is one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of HIV. (It’s also important, of course, that you use a condom during sex and don’t share needles.)”

However, according to “Healthy, Happy and Hot,” Planned Parenthood’s  booklet for young people with HIV, it is not necessary to tell a sex partner about one’s condition because,

“People in long-term relationships who find out they are living with HIV sometimes fear that their partner will react violently or end the relationship.”

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