‘Science Speaks’ Discusses Findings From Investigation Into Cambodian HIV Outbreak
Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Cambodia HIV cluster highlights medical injection issues
Antigone Barton, senior writer and editor of “Science Speaks,” discusses an investigation published in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report examining a cluster of HIV infections in the Cambodian village of Roka, where most people were infected through injections using shared needles. The case shows “the explosive outbreak potential when HIV is introduced into settings where contaminated needles are shared,” Barton writes (2/18).
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