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CDC Supplemental Appendix: Vulnerability Index for HIV/HCV Outbreak in PWID

Posted on August 04, 2016

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Late last year, the CDC released a vulnerability index which identified six indicators associated with the HIV/Hepatitis C virus (HCV) outbreak among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Scott County, Indiana in 2015. Recognizing that this issue extended beyond one locality, CDC assessed the same indicators in 3,143 rural counties across the U.S. to detect jurisdictions that may be […]

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