Legal AIDS: implications of AIDS and HIV for British and American law.

@article{Orr1989LegalAI,
  title={Legal AIDS: implications of AIDS and HIV for British and American law.},
  author={Alistair Orr},
  journal={Journal of medical ethics},
  year={1989},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          61-7
        }
}
In its approach to AIDS and HIV the law has to protect two conflicting interests; it must recognise the right of the public to be protected against the disease and it must recognise the right of the individual not to be unfairly restricted by having or being at risk of the disease. Consequently the law must make some compromise which while protecting public health also protects the individual so that the individual will feel free to come forward for available treatment. In this way prevention… CONTINUE READING

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