Uzbekistan Passes New Law Punishing HIV-Related Medical Malpractice

In a secret video made by Uzbek prosecutors and later exposed by investigative journalists at ferghana.ru, a Namangan mother tearfully testifies about the death of her child due to alleged doctor's malpractice.

The Uzbek government has passed a law specifically making it a criminal offense for medical workers and anyone else to infect other persons with HIV due to negligence, the state website gazeta.uz has reported.

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Uzbekistan Passes New Law Punishing HIV-Related Medical Malpractice

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