Published in AIDS Weekly, July 21st, 1997
The decision came in the case of a Stamford police officer who was exposed to HIV and tuberculosis (TB) through contact with suspects. The officer, identified only as John Doe in the court case, received immediate medical treatment after being exposed to the diseases in two separate incidents in 1993. Medical tests showed he had contracted neither disease.
But workers' compensation refused to pay for ongoing testing and counseling, despite a...
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