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Despite Infectious Disease Outbreaks Linked To Opioid Crisis, Most Substance Abuse Facilities Don’t Test For HIV Or HCV

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A recent article from amfAR reports that many substance abuse centers are not testing for infectious diseases known to be at significantly greater risk of transmission among people who inject drugs. This further emphasizes the need for holistic strategies that address the varied social and health needs of people with substance use issues. 

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