​Syringe exchanges are effective at decreasing the spread of HIV

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released November 29, 2016 provides evidence for the use of syringe exchanges in the fight against the spread of HIV. The report states that the best way to avoid acquiring HIV is to not inject drugs - but for those individuals who do, the provision of sterile syringes through exchanges can greatly decrease one's risk. Take a look at the report by clicking on the attachment below.

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CDC Report (290.41 MB)