correctional facility

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An American term for a prison, intended to convey the idea of active rehabilitation aimed to prevent or at least to reduce the risk of recidivism. Unfortunately, the social environment sometimes provides a setting for transmission of HIV, hepatitis, and other diseases transmitted in body fluids.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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