In a recent article, health officials in Huntington, West Virginia, said a cluster of HIV infections has grown to 71 confirmed cases. That’s in a city that usually sees about eight HIV infections in a year. As with an earlier such cluster in northern Kentucky, officials say the primary cause of infection is needle drug use.

WVU School of Public Health Preventive Medicine Residency Program Director and Injury Control Research Center Medical Office Dr. Michael Brumage discusses how harm reduction programs can be an effective tool against HIV infection.

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