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Notes from the Field: HIV Infection Investigation in a Rural Area — West Virginia, 2017

Description
Reports on an investigation by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources that began with 10 cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection identified in three counties during January-July 2017. Describes how the investigation broadened to 15 counties based on injection drug use and sexual contacts. Identifies risk reduction and treatment options available in these counties and discusses strategies undertaken to limit further transmission of HIV.
Author(s)
Mary E. Evans, Sarah M. Labuda, Vicki Hogan, et al.
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(8), 257-258
Date
03/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
HIV and AIDS · Illicit drug use · LGBT · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · West Virginia