An Indiana law gives providers the right to test people forHIV without their consent, Indiana Public Media reports. Signed into law lastmonth, it allows providers to test people they suspect may have HIV withoutinforming them. Currently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimatesone in five individuals living with HIV don’t know their status and areunknowingly exposing others to the virus. Advocates say testing without consentis an invasion of privacy, but Indiana lawmakers say the law is necessary forpublic health.
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