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IDWeek: A talk examines micro-epidemics, and the elusive solutions they require

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At a conference dominated by discussion of a coronavirus pandemic that, circling the globe, has led to the infections of more than 41 million people and killed more than a million, Dr. Judith Feinberg this week came to talk about a smaller scale public health challenge in a talk titled “HIV Micro-Epidemics: When HIV Comes […]

As an opioid crisis drives the spread of HIV, Kentucky plan invests in harm reduction, training, care and community

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Using funds generated by Kentucky’s HIV drug assistance program, a plan launched this month will support urgent and ongoing responses to the infectious disease impacts of an injecting drug use epidemic From all the evidence that Dr. Alice Thornton and her colleagues could see in the growing numbers of patients coming through the doors of […]