Ex-Inmates and HIV: ‘Falling Into the Abyss’

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When HIV-infected inmates are released from detention—where many of them got started on HIV treatment—they often leave with drugs to control that infectious disease and a plan for ongoing care.

Whether—and for how long—that treatment continues remains a largely unanswered question.

A pilot project underway in six states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico aims to pinpoint (and close) the gaps in HIV care between correctional facilities and outside treatment centers—and to nudge formerly . . .

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