Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 16th, 1995
A system-wide tuberculosis (TB) screening of inmates and employees; and
"We are adding an entirely new chapter of scientific data to the study of infectious diseases," said Director of Corrections James H. Gomez. "The public health issues we find in our prisons are a reflection of what is going on in the community at large," said Gomez.
More than 118,000 inmates in the state prison system were tested during a three day period in April 1993 and again in...
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