Saturday, November 19, 2005

...many people who suspect that they have been infected do not feel comfortable walking into AIDS clinics - or even confiding in family doctors.

> Rapid AIDS tests that yield results in 20 minutes
> have revolutionized outreach counseling and greatly
> improved efforts aimed at slowing the spread of
> infection.

> ...

> Some AIDS outreach workers are wary.
> They believe that people who test positive should
> hear the news from counselors, who can cushion the
> shock, direct them to medical care and explain the
> precautions that are needed to avoid infecting
> others.

They want to control their proprietary positions, their
proprietary jobs. It's like an industry.

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