Opioids Resigster

Nov
07

A Grassroots Approach to Weed Out HIV and HCV in Special OUD Populations

Injection drug use (IDU) has been fueled by the opioid crisis, resulting in a dramatic increase in hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections. People with opioid use disorder (OUD) are 28 times more likely to contract HIV, and one in 10 new HIV infections is attributed to IDU. Further, the CDC […]

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By Doug Marx |
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