Sharing of needles by injection drug users is one of the most common ways that HIV is transmitted.
Phil Johnson, M.D., an AIDS clinician, discusses Cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine are all examples of drugs that are sometimes injected. Needle exchange programs are one way to reduce the risk that HIV will be transmitted among injection drug users.
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|Injection Drug Use and HIV Prevention (4 min 28 sec)