Tag: HIV

HIV-positive man who donated blood during pandemic charged with lying about sexual history

Singapore – A 37-year-old man was charged for supplying false information when he went to donate blood. He indicated he had never had sex...

Part 2 of Ask Paul Anything: Dr Tambyah says Covid-19 to disappear by June

Singapore – The second part of Ask Paul Anything: Covid-19 edition was released recently, answering more questions regarding the virus and the various treatment...

MOH, HPB: Decrease in HIV infections but more than half already at late stage

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and Health Promotion Board (HPB) released recent figures on HIV cases in Singapore. From January to October 2019, there have...

3.5 years of jail time for HIV+ man who refused screening

Singapore — A Malaysian man who refused to screen for HIV for years, later tested positive for the condition and may have spread it...

Man jailed 19 months for withholding HIV-positive status from two prostitutes he had sex...

Singapore—On July 26, Friday, a HIV-positive man was fined S$2,500 and jailed for 19 months for not revealing his condition to two prostitutes he...

Gay men at risk of contracting HIV amongst others : NUS study

Singapore—For the first time, researchers are putting a number on possible infections among groups who are at risk of contracting HIV in the country....

Over 600 people test HIV positive in Pakistan city

Islamabad, Pakistan | AFP | Sunday 5/26/2019  by Nasir JAFFRY Pakistan said on Sunday over 600 people, most of them children, had tested HIV positive in a city in the southern Sindh...

What do you know about HIV in Singapore

By Dr Muhd Taufiq, Dr Tan & Partners clinic (DTAP Clinic) 1. What is HIV and how is it usually transmitted? HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is...

Ex-policeman runs a brothel, has sex without disclosing he is HIV-positive

A former policeman pleaded guilty on Wednesday, February 13, at the State Courts to one count of allowing his rental unit to be used...

HIV testing: Confidentiality not the biggest challenge

Out of 20 onlookers, only six could recognise - from a distance - the Action for Aids’  Mobile HIV Testing and Counselling Service van,...
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