Rx Drug Abuse Tied to HIV Outbreak in Indiana

February 26, 2015 7:06 PM

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Rx Drug Abuse Tied to HIV Outbreak in Indiana

(HealthDay News) — Addicts' use of a powerful painkiller is driving a large HIV outbreak in Indiana, according to health officials.

Twenty-six new cases of HIV have been confirmed since mid-December, and there have been another four suspected cases. The outbreak is centered in five counties near Indiana's border with Kentucky, CBS News reported.

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