Published in AIDS Weekly, December 28th, 1998
The recommendation comes in the draft version of the CDC's "Guidelines for National HIV Case Surveillance, Including Monitoring for HIV Infection and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)," released on December 10, 1998. They are not unexpected, given strong hints at the February 1998 Retrovirus conference by Kevin M. De Cock, director of the CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Surveillance, and Epidemiology, that the agency favored name-based reporting (see AIDS Weekly, February 16, 1998).
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