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    AIDS Vs. Tuberculosis: The Law's Perspective

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    Is there a difference between AIDS as opposed to tuberculosis? Where do you think any differences might be found in a court's analysis of an employee with HIV?

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    There are several differences between the two diseases. TB primarily affects the lungs and is a very contagious disease, and AIDS attacks the immune system and is also contagious via contact with bodily fluids. One of the main differences the courts will look at is the fact that TB can very successfully be treated and cured. A person with AIDS that contracts TB can develop ...

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    This solution discusses the difference between AIDS and tuberculosis, and the differences that would be found in a court's analysis of an employee with HIV. Includes 2 references.