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“I keep thinking, this is sub-Saharan Africa happening all over again.”
Many of the 215 injection-drug-related HIV infections could have been averted from a swifter response, according to researchers’ estimates.
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.
The city has been slowly shutting down its syringe exchanges over the past two years. A recent New York Times report investigates why.
Ending the epidemic is going to require addressing the fact that certain individuals are at high risk of reinfection after a cure.
The programs hope to counter a recent spike in HIV and hepatitis C cases linked to injection drug use.
The 62 grantees help reduce HIV and hepatitis C cases stemming from injection drug use.
It mostly involved men who have sex with men, but the state also faces a major challenge with injection drug use.
At first, Jerome Adams was reluctant to support needle exchange programs. Now he champions them.
A new program offers intravenous drug users a low-pressure way of reducing their risk for HIV and hepatitis C.
The proposed law seeks to address recent increases in opioid use, hepatitis C and HIV infections across the state.
The Virginia Department of Health has declared a public health emergency in response to the region’s growing opioid epidemic.
Funding topics include HIV criminalization, “bathroom bills,” the rural South and ACT UP.
The judgment-free programs build trust with those affected by opioid addiction and help stem the tide of overdoses, HIV and hepatitis.
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