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HIV and the Opioid Epidemic

Jaime Rosenberg
As the opioid epidemic persists as a public health crisis in the United States, there has been growing concern the injection drug use will affect infectious disease, as it increases the risk of infections, such as HIV. A graphic series from Kaiser Family Foundation took a look at the interaction between the nation's HIV and opioid epidemics. Here are 5 take aways.
As the opioid epidemic persists as a public health crisis in the United States, there has been growing concern the injection drug use will affect infectious disease, as it increases the risk of infections, such as HIV. A graphic series from Kaiser Family Foundation took a look at the interaction between the nation's HIV and opioid epidemics. Here are 5 take aways: 

 

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