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

Virginia Code Annotated Section 18.2-67.4:1 provides that: Any person who, knowing he is infected with HIV, syphilis, or hepatitis B, has sexual intercourse, cunnilingus, fellatio, analingus or anal intercourse with the intent to transmit the infection to another person shall be guilty of a class 6 felony.

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