Needle Exchange May Have Prevented More Than 100 New HIV Infections in Washington DC, Saving $44 Million

hivandhepatitis.com, 08 September 2015

A federal policy change allowing funding of syringe exchange programs in Washington, DC, averted 120 new HIV infections relative to the number that likely would have occurred had the funding ban remained in place, saving approximately $44 million, according to a mathematical modeling study published in the September 4 edition of AIDS and Behavior.

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