November 21, 2011
EU Financial Crisis May Increase HIV Risk in Drug Injectors
Despite a decade of gains in fighting the spread of HIV among intravenous drug users in the European Union (EU), there are reasons to worry about an increase in infections, according to the Harm Reduction International blog. New outbreaks have been reported in Bulgaria, Estonia, Greece, Lithuania and Romania. Experts worry that the current financial crisis will result in cutbacks to programs designed to reduce the intravenous spread of HIV.
To read the Harm Reduction International blog post, click here.
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