HIV Social Issues

Injection Drug Use and HIV Prevention

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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