Swiss judge orders HIV positive woman to disclose partners' namesBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7545.809-a (Published 06 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:809
- Bojan Pancevski
A Swiss court has ordered an HIV positive woman who had unprotected consensual sex to name all her sexual partners and to keep the list updated. It also gave her a suspended prison sentence.
HIV and AIDS support groups have criticised the court's interpretation of a Swiss law designed to combat epidemics so that it would apply to people infected with HIV. Lawyers also warned of the complicated legal issues in forcing a person to hand over such sensitive …