State Roundup: "Massachusetts Cuts County Jails' HIV Programs"
May 14, 2012
"The state has eliminated more than $1 million for HIV testing and education in county jails ... Sheriffs warned that the cuts will lead to eliminating staff who educate inmates about the virus; curtailing HIV testing within the jails; and ending visits by infectious disease doctors who monitor inmates' health." (Boston Globe, Cramer, 5/14)
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