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Most hepatitis A infections in recent years have been seen in people who use drugs and people experiencing homelessness.
One study in June linked 16 percent of COVID-19 cases in Chicago and across Illinois to Cook County Jail.
It’s part of a $234 million federal initiative to improve COVID-19 testing among vulnerable populations.
Tight living spaces, lack of protective gear and preexisting health conditions may account for the higher death rate in prisons.
Second of a two-part series about incarceration and health
The national crisis at the intersection of health and social justice
This includes New York inmates who are older, sick, pregnant or have serious respiratory conditions or compromised immune systems.
Antiretroviral therapy helped people with the virus add years to their lives, but now scientists must address other issues of longevity.
The state will provide prisoners medication-assisted treatment to treat opioid use disorder and is creating more syringe services programs.
The gay Venezuelan claims he was denied medical care, including his HIV regimen, in the ICE-run processing center.
Hint: Children with a parent behind bars are at a huge risk of mental health and behavioral issues.
Prisoners face numerous health risks, but one of the deadliest threats to women in particular lurks just outside the jailhouse walls.
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