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Opioid-Associated Outbreaks: Preparation & Prevention Lessons from the Indiana HIV/HCV Outbreak among People Who Inject Drugs

Posted on June 29, 2015

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

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Preparedness Brief blog. For more preparedness news and information, visit The HIV and related hepatitis C (HCV) outbreak among people who inject drugs (PWID), particularly oxymorphone (OPANA®), in Scott County, Indiana is an unprecedented situation. However, the conditions that led to the outbreak are not unique to Scott County, […]

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