Los Angeles To Test One Million Individuals for HIV
On Friday, Los Angeles officials announced an initiative to test one million city residents for HIV, KPCC's "KPCC News" reports.
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Gilead Sciences and OraSure will fund the program, which will expand testing at more than 50 hospitals and clinics.
The segment includes comments from:
- Felix Carpillo, director of HIV services for AltaMed health center; and
- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) (Watt, "KPCC News," KPCC, 11/30).
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