Health Officials Worry Over Nationwide Trends As HIV Cases in Indiana Grow

April 24, 2015 5:06 PM

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Health Officials Worry Over Nationwide Trends As HIV Cases in Indiana Grow

The number of new HIV infections in Scott County, Indiana, has risen to 142, prompting local and state officials to call it a public-health emergency.

A new report released by the federal and state health officials on Friday reveals disturbing trends in injection drug use in a city of only 4,200 people. Scott County has historically reported less than five new cases of HIV each year, making the new tally of 142 all the more alarming. Health expert...

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