Published in AIDS Weekly, June 11th, 2001
According to Mytri Pritam Singh, MPD, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, the survey showed 110 syringe exchange programs (SEPs) reported operating in 1998 in 81 cities in 31 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The largest numbers of SEPs were in California (21), New York (14), Washington (12), and New Mexico (9).
In 1998, 107 SEPs programs reported exchanging (giving new syringes to participants in exchange for used ones) 19.4 million syringes...
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