Investigation of HIV in Porn Industry Hurt By 'Limited Cooperation' From Filmmakers, Report Says (News)

Posted on April 17, 2011, in Men, News, Physiological, Societal, STD

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Health officials say two male porn actors were HIV-positive when they had sex with Derrick Burts, an adult film performer whose HIV diagnosis in October caused several large production companies to suspend filming.

The report indicated that adult film companies were stymieing the public health investigation into the HIV infection. “Limited cooperation from many adult film industry companies restricted this contact investigation. Rarely did industry legal counsel give information for investigation,” the report said.

More here: http://www.latimes.com/news/la-mem-porn-investigation-20110416-m,0,110461.story

Author: Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times

Date: 4/16/2011

 

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