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Controlling the Spread of HIV in Prisons

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Controlling the Spread of HIV in Prisons

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Controlling the Spread of HIV in Prisons

Controlling the Spread of HIV in Prisons

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A new study, conducted by the Center for Disease Control, dispels some myths about HIV transmission in jail, and offers evidence for crafting new solutions for stopping its spread.

Guest:

Patrick Sullivan, scientist with the CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Barry Zack, executive director, Centerforce, an non-governmental organization working with prisoners at San Quentin Prison