HIV and injection drug use
Published Date:April 2015
Corporate Authors:National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (U.S.), Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention.
• HIV infections due to injection drug use have declined, but injecting drugs remains a significant risk.
• Sharing syringes is a direct route of HIV transmission.
• In one study, two out of five people who inject drugs and were diagnosed with HIV did not know they were infected.
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