More than 100 cases in Indiana HIV outbreak

Indiana health officials said Friday that more than 100 cases of HIV have been recorded in an outbreak associated with I.V. prescription drug abuse. The outbreak, centered in rural Scott County, has led to 95 confirmed HIV cases and 11 preliminary cases.

Indiana health officials said Friday that more than 100 cases of HIV have been recorded in an outbreak associated with I.V. prescription drug abuse. The outbreak, centered in rural Scott County, has led to 95 confirmed HIV cases and 11 preliminary cases. A state-authorized needle-exchange program was launched recently to help stem the spread of the outbreak. The program is set to expire on April 25, but it may be extended if necessary.