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April 20, 2015

 

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Gov. Pence Extends HIV-Related Public Health Emergency

The executive order extends a temporary needle exchange program in a county where more than 130 people have tested positive for HIV.

April 17, 2015

 

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Participation In Temporary Needle Exchange Program Doubles

Health officials hope the program helps curb the outbreak, which hasn't reached its peak.

April 14, 2015

 

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HIV Outbreak Numbers Have Yet To Taper, Health Officials Say

The governor's 30-day executive order, which declared a public health emergency in the area, is set to expire April 25, but the emergency could be extended.

April 11, 2015

 

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Number Of HIV Cases In Southeastern Indiana Breaks 100

The HIV outbreak is the result of residents in Scott County sharing dirty needles for IV drug use.

April 8, 2015

 

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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 7, 2015

 

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AIDS United AmeriCorps Dispatched To Help With HIV Outbreak

Volunteers will help with HIV testing in the region, where positive cases of HIV continue to grow.

April 3, 2015

 

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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 30, 2015

 

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Legislation Allowing Needle Exchanges Passes Committee

Needle exchanges allow injection drug users to trade in their dirty needles for clean ones, and have been shown to reduce the spread of infections like HIV.

March 28, 2015

 

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Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” March 27, 2015

The governor declares the HIV outbreak a public health emergency. The religious freedom act becomes law. Why the terminally ill may now use experimental drugs.

March 26, 2015

 

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Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

The governor declares the HIV outbreak a public health emergency. The religious freedom act becomes law. Why the terminally ill may now use experimental drugs.

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