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Kan. agency's promise ends dispute on AIDS measure

There are 8 comments on the cjonline.com story from Apr 4, 2013, titled Kan. agency's promise ends dispute on AIDS measure. In it, cjonline.com reports that:

A promise from Kansas' health department Thursday to continue protecting AIDS and HIV patients from being quarantined has resolved a dispute over a legislative proposal for helping medical personnel and emergency workers who may have been exposed to infectious diseases.

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Since: Aug 08

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#1 Apr 5, 2013
Would they have to be quarantined for life?
KMX

Houston, TX

#2 Apr 5, 2013
equalityboy81 wrote:
Would they have to be quarantined for life?
Any amount of time in Kansas feels like a life sentence. Now, put a barbed wire fence around that image.

Since: Apr 08

Cleveland, OH

#3 Apr 5, 2013
Don't medical personnel and emergency workers normally treat all patients as though they could be contagious?

“ reality, what a concept”

Since: Nov 07

this one

#5 Apr 6, 2013
Since HIV is mot airborne nor infectious through casual, quarantine of those infected isn't medically necessary and since that is one of the criteria necessary for the state to exercise its authority, even removing the restrictions against it can't make it happen. When you get right down to it, there is absolutely no rationale for what they are doing, it's just our Republicans being complete dicks, because there is not enough votes to stop them.

“Shoot for the stars”

Since: Dec 10

Planet Earth

#6 Apr 6, 2013
Gay And Proud wrote:
Don't medical personnel and emergency workers normally treat all patients as though they could be contagious?
Yes, you're right! It's called "Universal Precations":)

“Shoot for the stars”

Since: Dec 10

Planet Earth

#7 Apr 6, 2013
Rick in Kansas wrote:
Since HIV is mot airborne nor infectious through casual, quarantine of those infected isn't medically necessary and since that is one of the criteria necessary for the state to exercise its authority, even removing the restrictions against it can't make it happen. When you get right down to it, there is absolutely no rationale for what they are doing, it's just our Republicans being complete dicks, because there is not enough votes to stop them.
It's prejudiced and ignorant teabaggers pulling this.

“ reality, what a concept”

Since: Nov 07

this one

#8 Apr 7, 2013
Earth Child 1 wrote:
It's prejudiced and ignorant teabaggers pulling this.
This is Kansas, for our religious flavored social conservative Republicans, the instinct to be right bastards to the folk they are morally offended by pre-dates the Baggers by a generation or more. We the voters had just enough common sense not to give them enough power to finally make their wet dreams come true. This was a bit they had been chomping at for years and years, the Tea Party merely provided enough useful idiots to finally vote all the pieces together to take it off. We've now given them a two year opportunity to indulge themselves and legislation like this is just the start.
Cedrick

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#9 Apr 7, 2013
equalityboy81 wrote:
Would they have to be quarantined for life?
Yes if they're gay.

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