Chronicle of a gang STD outbreak foretold

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John J Potterat
Stephen Q Muth
R Perry Bethea


An intense outbreak of sexually transmissible diseases occurred during 1990-1991 in the socio-sexual networks of street gangs associated with the crack cocaine trade in Colorado springs, Colorado. Describe dare the social science tools-street ethnography and social networlt analysis-applied to understand and control epidemic spread.

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