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    Philly sees drop in needle infected HIV

    Pennsylvania and New Jersey are among the 10 states with the highest numbers of people living with AIDS. But according to the latest report from the city of Philadelphia, the number of city residents contracting the disease through infected needles has dropped in recent years. The rates are on the rise in other groups. From WHYY’s health and science desk, Kerry Grens reports.

    Pennsylvania and New Jersey are among the 10 states with the highest numbers of people living with AIDS. But according to the latest report from the city of Philadelphia, the number of city residents contracting the disease through infected needles has dropped in recent years. The rates are on the rise in other groups. From WHYY’s health and science desk, Kerry Grens reports.

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