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Indiana HIV Outbreak Response Update

Tuesday, June 9, 2015  
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Indiana HIV Outbreak Response Update

State health officials are working closely with local health departments, health care providers and others to contain the spread of HIV in southeastern Indiana. Disease intervention specialists are in the area, interviewing each newly identified HIV positive individual to obtain information about needle sharing and sex partners, as well as recommending care coordination services, medical care and HIV prevention information.

As of June 4, 2015, State health officials announced that the number of HIV cases in the southeastern Indiana outbreak is 166 (163 confirmed and three preliminary positive) cases. For more information, go to the Indiana State Department of Health website