Infected cells

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HIV and hepatitis are endemic in British prisons, and inmates who inject drugs are at a high risk of infection, according to a study of nearly 4000 prisoners by Andrew Weild and his colleagues in the Public Health Laboratory Service (Communicable Disease and Public Health, vol 3, p 121). More than 30 per cent of inmates who had injected drugs were infected with hepatitis C, and most of those who had injected while in prison shared needles. “The main message to prisons is `get your methadone act together’,