The Region

Predicting that the county will have to cope with 15,000 to 20,000 new AIDS cases by 1990, an AIDS Project Los Angeles task force announced plans to expand health care services for victims of the deadly disease. Father Albert Ogle, the organization's planning director, said more services are especially needed for Latino patients, who account for 13% of the approximately 1,800 cases of AIDS in the county to date, and for black patients, who account for 14%. The task force said it is seeking $2 million from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and that Los Angeles County is applying for $2.2 million in matching federal funds.

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