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Small HIV Breakout Reported in Porn Industry

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An adult industry actress has tested positive HIV, according to XBIZ via the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare in Sherman Oaks. "The actress was involved in a small amount of films in a short period of time," said AIM administrator Brooke Hunter. "She still is in counseling."Her working partners have tested negative so far, but are under two 14-day quarantines getting tested again. "All required reporting has been complied with, as have the AIM and industry protocols," AIM said in a statement. "The investigation is ongoing. This is not a major event."

Although the breakout is smaller than a 2004 incident when five people tested positive prompting the industry to close down for a month, experts at LA County's Public Health Department take it seriously. Add to that, this case was never reported to them and they are now launching an investigation, according to the LA Times.

AIM is a non profit that has become an industry standard for testing performers. However, "civilians" may also get tested, too. Unlike other clinics, you pay a price, but get results within days.