Thursday, 26 March 2015

Recent Outbreak of HIV in Indiana

Alarm bells are ringing in Scott County, Indiana with almost 80 recently diagnosed cases of HIV. The situation has been described as an "epidemic" by Governor Mike Pence and a public health emergency will be declared in that community today.

The recent outbreak was exacerbated by needle-sharing opiate addicts and Governor Pence has been working in conjunction with health officials to stop the outbreak.

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