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Swiss acupuncurist intentionally infected patients with HIV through contaminated needles

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      GENEVA — A court in Switzerland has found a self-styled acupuncturist guilty of intentionally infecting 16 people with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. A regional court in the canton (state) of Bern said the man was sentenced Friday to 12 years and 9 months in prison. Prosecutors had asked for a 15-year sentence for causing serious bodily harm and spreading human diseases. They accused him of…