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HIV in Prisons, 2001-2010

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RATES OF HIV/AIDS AND AIDS-RELATED DEATHS IN PRISON CONTINUE TO DECLINE

WASHINGTON – AIDS-related deaths among all state and federal prisoners dropped from 24 deaths per 100,000 inmates in 2001 to five per 100,000 in 2010, according to a...