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Researchers Lead New Effort to Prevent HIV, Hepatitis C Outbreaks Related to Opioid Epidemic

11:25 EDT 17 Aug 2017 | Virgo Publishing

When communities face epidemics of drug abuse, a wave of infectious diseases often follows, including hepatitis and HIV. A new federally-funded program in southern West Virginia, led by West Virginia University, will seek to interrupt that cycle. “West Virginia has the highest drug overdose fatality and hepatitis rates in the U.S.,”

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