Swiss 'healer' accused of intentionally infecting 16 with HIV using acupuncture needles
from The Associated Press via CBS News
An unlicensed acupuncturist in Switzerland has been accused of intentionally infecting 16 people with the HIV virus for over a decade, authorities announced. The unidentified man was indicted by a five-judge panel in Bern-Mitelland regional court on charges of intentionally spreading human disease and causing serious bodily harm, offenses that carry maximum penalties of five to 10 years respectively, said the the regional prosecutor's office in Bern, the Swiss capital.
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