On Monday, July 27, 2015, a Nigerian asylum seeker has been arrested for infecting young women with HIV, in Iceland.
The man will be remanded in custody, as the capital area police are investigating the case in partnership with the office of the Directorate of Health.
In a statement released by the police, it says part of the investigation includes finding out if any more women have been in contact with the man, and whether they might also be infected.
In their report, the statement talks only of a serious infectious disease but chief epidemiologist Haraldur Briem, confirmed that the man is suspected of having transmitted HIV.
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