Statistics from Altmetric.com
HIV is well known as a sexual transmitted infection. However, far too little attention is given to those that have been exposed to HIV through the use of injection drugs, particularly in Middle Eastern countries. Approximately 10% of patients with HIV globally are injection drug users (IDUs).1 In low-income and middle-income countries, IDUs are most likely to be identified during imprisonment2 and prevalence rates are under-reported.3 Especially in Middle Eastern or Islamic countries, IDUs and patients with HIV are …
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