Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 11th, 1999
Each state will receive between $900,000 and $1.1 million.
A study released by the CDC in August 1999 found that there are 8,900 inmates nationwide with AIDS and between 35,000 and 47,000 with the virus that causes it - a rate five times higher than the national average.
"Prisons and jails provide a critical opportunity to provide lifesaving HIV prevention services to a population that might otherwise be missed," said Dr. Helene D....
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