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HIV, hepatitis and opioids take a toll on West Virginia. $2.4 million in federal aid arrives amid battles over syringe exchanges.
A West Virginia drive-through event does exactly that—plus give free Naloxone trainings.
What has happened since health experts identified an HIV cluster in Huntington, West Virginia, in 2018?
Kanawha County leaders want to get ahead of a potential HIV cluster and avoid a repeat of nearby Cabell County.
With 73 confirmed cases in Cabell County, residents and officials reconsider needle exchange programs.
The agencies in this West Virginia county hope to reach folks who inject drugs.
Insurance companies can no longer implement harmful co-pay accumulator policies.
Cabell County saw about 28 new HIV cases, but nearly 1,800 people living there inject drugs.
AIDS United reminds people living with HIV that the 2018 election isn’t just about seats in Congress.
Officials have not linked these cases to a single factor.
Many of the 215 injection-drug-related HIV infections could have been averted from a swifter response, according to researchers’ estimates.
The city has been slowly shutting down its syringe exchanges over the past two years. A recent New York Times report investigates why.
Thanks to a $1.375 million grant, testing for the viruses at one emergency department has already increased 5,000 percent.
It mostly involved men who have sex with men, but the state also faces a major challenge with injection drug use.
The CDC lists 220 counties where injection drug users are at high risk of HIV and hep C.
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