More than 1.75 million people, about 1% of the US population, are estimated to be in jails or prisons. Compared to the general population, incarcerated persons have disproportionately high rates of a number of infections, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis В virus (HBV), tuberculosis, and sexually transmitted diseases. The prison is a setting in […]

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