Does A Person With Hiv Have To Inform Their Partner Of Their Status?

Oklahoma Statute Title 21 Section 1192.1 provides that: It shall be unlawful for any person, knowing that he or she has AIDS or HIV and with intent to infect another, to engage in conduct reasonably likely to result in the transfer of the person’s own blood, semen or vaginal secretions into the bloodstream of another, or thorough the skin or other membranes of another person. It is a defense that the transmission was in utero, or that the other person consented to the transmission of the blood or fluid with knowledge of the HIV positive status.

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