• Less than half of prisoners with HIV retained in care 3 years after release

    9 days ago - By Healio

    Less than half of people with HIV who are incarcerated are retained in care 3 years after their release, according to results of a study conducted in Connecticut.
    “Few prior studies had described long-term retention in HIV care or viral suppression for people incarcerated in prisons or jails and transitioning to communities. In fact, incarceration periods are often excluded from studies of RIC,” Kelsey B. Loeliger, an MD/PhD candidate in the Yale Schools of Medicine and Public Health and colleagues wrote. “This is an important knowledge gap because HIV and
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