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Despite a surge in HIV cases linked to injection drug use, the syringe exchange regulations were to take effect July 9.
Oklahoma ranks third in the nation for hepatitis C deaths, and the virus is mostly transmitted through injection drug use.
This California county had the highest hepatitis C rates in the state, and yet officials have hampered syringe programs.
Syringe service programs are one of the most impactful tools we have to end HIV, viral hepatitis and overdose syndemics.
The Scott County syringe program was associated with a substantial drop in new HIV cases since its legalization.
Some of the federal funds in West Virginia will address the link between opioid misuse and HIV and hepatitis.
HIV, hepatitis and opioids take a toll on West Virginia. $2.4 million in federal aid arrives amid battles over syringe exchanges.
A revamped National Harm Reduction Coalition tackles the “racist war on drugs” and advocates for people who use drugs.
A survey of local health departments reveals concerning news—and a silver lining.
Novel coronavirus guidance for people who use drugs and for groups that provide syringe services.
In that state, and across the nation, accidental overdose is the leading cause of death for people under 50.
Opioid use disorder is fueling a rise in youth hepatitis C cases and a stabilization of a long decline in HIV among people who use drugs.
Judge’s ruling may pave the way for opening the nation’s first supervised overdose prevention facility.
New cases of all three viruses have declined in the city over the past decade.
An analysis of newly diagnosed youths in California found they had limited access to opioid-related harm reduction services.
Opioid and drug misuse has profound economic and health consequences on Americans, including a rise in certain infectious diseases.
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