Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 21st, 1998
The proposal puts in writing what some U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) experts have long said: reporting HIV cases by name - just as advanced AIDS cases have been reported since 1981 - works best. But because of privacy concerns, states can pick their own method, the guidelines said.
Whatever states decide, they must also allow anonymous HIV testing because some people only get an HIV test if it is totally anonymous, the...
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