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The first case of HIV (then known as "Pre-Aids) was discovered at Stillwater Prison in 1985. Inmates at Stillwater State Prison were locked down after an inmate was diagnosed with HIV. Prison officials contemplated solutions to prevent the spread of the disease and accommodate prisoners with AIDS.

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