Indiana Governor Declares Public Health Emergency in County After HIV Spike

March 25, 2015 10:03 PM

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Indiana Governor Declares Public Health Emergency in County After HIV Spike

The governor of Indiana has declared a “public health disaster emergency” after a spike of HIV cases in southern Indiana has alarmed health officials.

Gov. Mike Pence made the declaration for Scott County after 71 confirmed and seven preliminary positive cases of HIV were found in the southeast region of the state. While nationwide HIV is primarily spread through sexual intercourse, this outbreak has been fueled by intravenous drug use, according ...

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