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May 1, 2015

 

Jackson County Health Dept

Rural Towns Lack Resources To Combat, Prevent HIV Outbreak

Counties near the center of the HIV outbreak don't have the money or manpower to offer HIV testing and other resources to concerned residents.

April 22, 2015

 

Austin, Ind.

HIV Spreads Beyond Scott County, Officials Say It’s Isolated

State health officials say what brought their attention to Scott County was a combination of HIV, Hepatitis C and injection drug use, all in one setting.

April 8, 2015

 

Ryan White and mother Jeanne

HIV Threat Is Still Very Real 25 Years After Ryan White

Kokomo-native Ryan White became the face of HIV in the 1980s, spreading awareness about the largely misunderstood disease.

April 3, 2015

 

HIV Test Tubes

Southeastern Indiana HIV Outbreak Was Years In The Making

Health officials say they've known there was a drug problem in Scott County for at least the past decade.

March 25, 2015

 

syringe

Lawmakers Debate Needle Exchange Program Amid HIV Epidemic

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 72 confirmed HIV cases believed to be linked to the intravenous use of a prescription drug.

August 7, 2012

 

Swine

Pork Officials: No Swine Flu Epidemic

Health officials have confirmed cases of influenza A in humans, but they say people should not worry about an epidemic.

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