This 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study looked at data to identify counties in the United States that were vulnerable to HIV or hepatitis C outbreaks in persons who inject drugs. The study identified 220 counties in 26 states with heightened vulnerability to HIV and hepatitis C outbreaks and encouraged state and local health departments to implement prevention strategies.
Funding Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
County-level Vulnerability Assessment for Rapid Dissemination of HIV or HCV Infections among Persons who Inject Drugs, United States
A 2016 study of county-level vulnerability to HIV and hepatitis C outbreaks among persons who inject drugs.