Israeli Physicians Could Get Green Light to Deny HIV Treatment

Israel Medical Association refusing to tell doctors they must treat carriers.

The ethics committee of the Israel Medical Association is pointedly refusing to tell doctors that they must treat HIV carriers in all instances. The ethics committee has balked at issuing an across-the-board instruction to doctors to treat such carriers. "In extreme situations the doctor has the discretion whether to take such a personal risk in treatment. It is impossible to chain the doctor to the...