The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 72 confirmed HIV cases believed to be linked to the intravenous use of a prescription drug.
The legislature would now have to pass another bill next year to authorize the boxes.
The Brown County humane society promotes their foster program which has dramatically lowered the euthanasia rate.
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Most of the cases are linked to IV drug abuse, with the infection spreading through shared dirty needles.
The proposed legislation would require the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to provide the best care for mental health conditions.
State health officials confirm the number has risen to 44 confirmed cases and one additional preliminary positive.
The bill’s Senate sponsor says it makes sense to let people with fatal conditions try medications even if they haven’t received final FDA approval.
One Senate committee this week approved a bill regulating the state’s vaping industry while another held off on legislation aimed at helping the terminally ill.
Health officials face a complicated task in tracking down those people who might be infected and then containing the unprecedented outbreak.