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The CDC estimates that 21% of people living with HIV also have hepatitis C virus.
Amid this crisis, state and local government officials have enacted laws and ordinances that make clean syringes harder to get.
The White House strategy embraces syringe services, access to housing and naloxone as three science-based approaches.
A novel tele–harm reduction approach helped people with HIV start treatment and achieve an undetectable viral load.
Now that the dam has broken, it may not be long before additional overdose prevention centers open around the country.
To fight drug overdoses, HIV and hepatitis, the Biden administration is endorsing harm reduction, including syringe services.
It’s unclear how many Black participants had health insurance or lived in places where needle exchanges are legal.
A surge in West Virginia HIV cases linked to injection drug use spurred the CDC to recommend solutions, including hepatitis C testing.
Citing lack of AIDS cases, Indiana county commissioner votes to shutter needle exchange.
The Scott County syringe program was associated with a substantial drop in new HIV cases since its legalization.
Six months after starting PrEP, less than half of women who inject drugs were still taking it, but those who did were satisfied with it.
Share your stories and space to educate and elevate young HIV advocates, writes Whitney Thomas.
HIV, hepatitis and opioids take a toll on West Virginia. $2.4 million in federal aid arrives amid battles over syringe exchanges.
The advocacy grants allow groups in Indiana and Oklahoma to expand services including HIV, hepatitis C and syringe exchange programs.
A new CDC model shows the potential power of Undetectable = Untransmittable to curb HIV rates by 2027.
North Dakota and Missouri bills focus on PrEP prescriptions, needle exchanges and HIV criminalization.
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