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"They have to continue taking the medications for at least two months, and it will take an estimated six months to determine whether any of them have contracted HIV. They were all shocked and stunned. This was a very rare and extremely regrettable case."
"I did not know that my son had contracted HIV. Otherwise, I would absolutely not have proposed that his organs be donated."
"If this legal ban were lifted, we could potentially provide organ transplants to every single HIV-infected transplant candidate on the waiting list. Instead of discarding the otherwise healthy organs of HIV-infected people when they die, those organs could be available for HIV-positive candidates."
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