Needling Aids: A startling proposal

A startling proposal

While looking into the causes of the spread of AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), New Jersey health experts discovered a deadly correlation. Nearly 60% of New Jersey's AIDS cases were drug related, a greater percentage than in any other state. While 53% of the 1,385 AIDS victims identified were drug users, an additional 7% were children or sexual partners of drug addicts. Studies indicate that more than half the drug users in northern New Jersey have been exposed to the virus, so anyone sharing a needle even once has a better than 50% chance of being exposed as well.

Those alarming numbers...

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