Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 6th, 1998
Between 10 million and 12 million new cases of STDs are reported each year in the U.S., at a cost of at least $10 billion annually, according to the U.S. Institute of Medicine. But many local health departments don't provide treatment for these diseases, said a recent Cable News Network (CNN) article ("CDC Tackles Surge in Sexual Diseases," CNN Interactive Online March 24, 1998).
"Agencies that apply for CDC grants," the article stated, "must explain how they...
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