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Baby boomers still make up the largest bloc of those with the virus, but youths’ injection drug use is sending their infection rates upward.
Many of the 215 injection-drug-related HIV infections could have been averted from a swifter response, according to researchers’ estimates.
Four years ago, nearly 200 people contracted HIV in Indiana’s opioid-related outbreak.
With such outbreaks occurring around the world, experts worry that complacency will add fuel to the fire.
Scott County, Indiana, recently saw a major outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C among people who inject drugs.
“If you keep people nutritionally sustained, they’re going to do better with their medical treatment.”
The program takes place June 3 through 6 in Indianapolis, but the main sessions will be streamed live on Facebook.
Here’s how the administration’s abortion-related attack relates to HIV. Plus: Will the CDC stop collecting vital LGBT data?
The Human Rights Campaign aims to expose the vice president’s alarming viewpoints, such as that condoms are “too modern” to fight STDs.
And what it’s doing to avoid a situation like rural Indiana, where more than 180 people got HIV within four months.
State officials reported that a clean needle program led to more drug use. The CDC called that conclusion “erroneous.”
At first, Jerome Adams was reluctant to support needle exchange programs. Now he champions them.
Next year’s national training academy will take place June 3 through 6 in Indianapolis.
A new movement to update laws that criminalize HIV
The CDC lists 220 counties where injection drug users are at high risk of HIV and hep C.
HIV Modernization Movement-Indiana (HMM) operates under three guiding principles.
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