Indiana calls in CDC to help with HIV outbreak

March 20, 2015 10:04 PM

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal experts are being brought in to try to contain a southern Indiana HIV outbreak that has grown to 55 confirmed cases and 13 other preliminary positive cases, the Indiana State Department of Health said Friday.

A medical team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will arrive in Scott County on Monday to help state staff with follow-up contacts of HIV-positive individuals and data analysis, the agency said.

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