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H.I.V. Is Coming to Rural America

Source
The New York Times
Date
Dec 1, 2019
Summary
Opinion article addresses the increase of HIV rates in rural areas of the U.S., with West Virginia identifying 80 new diagnoses in one county this last year. The author attributes the increase in HIV infections to the opioid epidemic and lack of access to healthcare in underserved and rural communities.
Tagged as
Access · HIV and AIDS · Health disparities · Illicit drug use · Rural-urban differences · Stigma · Substance abuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · West Virginia