USA Today (08/10/99) P. 7A
Experts from Cuba are studying Baltimore official's efforts To
stem the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the
city. So far, the Cuban doctors have observed a needle
exchange program and an STD clinic operating in the city.
Cuba recorded 144 cases of syphilis per 100,000 people in
1996, compared with 80 cases per 100,000 in Baltimore.