1. No person, other than a licensed physician, or, in a hospital, a staff physician, shall diagnose, treat or prescribe for a person who is infected with a sexually transmitted disease, or who has been exposed to infection with a sexually transmitted disease, or dispense or sell a drug, medicine or remedy for the treatment of such person except on prescription of a duly licensed physician.
2. A licensed physician, or in a hospital, a staff physician, may diagnose, treat or prescribe for a person under the age of twenty-one years without the consent or knowledge of the parents or guardian of said person, where such person is infected with a sexually transmitted disease, or has been exposed to infection with a sexually transmitted disease.
3. For the purposes of this section, the term “hospital” shall mean a hospital as defined in article twenty-eight of this chapter.
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