Officials Warn Of Potential HIV Epidemic Among MA Drug Users

FRAMINGHAM (AP) - Health officials warn of a potential HIV epidemic among people who use drugs in Massachusetts. 

The MetroWest Daily News reports state data showed a rise in HIV diagnoses. 

The Department of Public Health found 15 percent of this year's 506 HIV diagnoses are from injecting drugs, compared to 10 percent in 2016 and 8 percent in 2015.

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