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Injection Drugs Enhance a Surge of HIV Along the Ohio River

A Snapshot of Hamilton County, Ohio, a Target of the U.S. "Ending the HIV Epidemic" Plan

linda seiter and brent hartke
Linda Seiter and Brent Hartke of Caracole, a large HIV/AIDS service provider in Hamilton County, Ohio.Tricia Bath of Caracole
    Map of Ohio with Hamilton county pointed out
    The darkest areas of this map, provided by AIDSVu, represent counties in which more than 380 of every 100,000 people were living with HIV as of 2015. In 2016, Hamilton County's rate was 413, according to AIDSVu; only Franklin County (444), which includes Columbus, and Cuyahoga County (424), which includes Cleveland, had higher rates.Map: AIDSVu; Arrow: IconTrack via The Noun Project
    Tim Murphy

    Tim Murphy


    Tim Murphy, based in Brooklyn, has been writing about HIV/AIDS for 25 years, for publications and organizations including TheBody, TheBodyPro, POZ, New York Magazine, The Nation, Housing Works, and Lambda Legal.