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Drug Use and Viral Infections (HIV, Hepatitis)

Article from National Institute on Drug Abuse


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According to NIDA, "People who engage in drug use or high-risk behaviors associated with drug use put themselves at risk for contracting or transmitting viral infections such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), or hepatitis."

This article explains the link between drug use and the risk of contracting HIV or hepatitis.