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Loa111:
I noticed this article in the paper this morning, whist I feel very sorry for the policewoman who got bitten, I was annoyed after reading the article, and how it is presented, as I feel it just does not help stigma, and in fact makes it worse.

I'm thinking of writing to HIV Ireland about this.. What's your thoughts on this article?

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/garda-bitten-by-hiv-positive-prisoner-is-awarded-18000-in-damages-40096809.html

Jim Allen:
The media and headlines annoy me at times with these things.

This one is not that bad, the biting itself is not nice although, the headline could have done without mentioning HIV. The case could have done without it being mentioned as well but I presume mentioning HIV and unnecessary drama helps get a better payout.

We see worse I know that:
https://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=72874

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