How clean needles are saving lives

Friedman, Dorian
March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/29/93, Vol. 114 Issue 12, p24
Discusses the findings of a team of Yale University researchers that has been studying the needle-exchange program in New Haven, Conn., which was launched in 1990. A drop from 68 percent to 41 percent in returned needles testing positive for the AIDS virus; Estimate of a drop of at least 33 percent in the rate of new HIV infections; San Francisco Mayor Frank Jordan's call for a needle-exchange program; Reason for opposition to needle-exchange programs; More.


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