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Louisiana Parish Jail Staffer: We Don't Test Prisoners for HIV Because 'We Cannot Afford to Treat'

An inmate receiving a voluntary HIV test at Lafayette Parish Correctional Center, Lafayette, Louisiana. (Credit: Bryan Tarnowski/Human Rights Watch)
An inmate receiving a voluntary HIV test at Lafayette Parish Correctional Center, Lafayette, Louisiana.Bryan Tarnowski/Human Rights Watch
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    Barbara Jungwirth is an experienced freelance journalist, writer, and translator who has been reporting on HIV for TheBody and TheBodyPro since 2002.