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Yale Study Urges Life-saving Drug Treatment to Combat Ukraine's HIV Epidemic

A new study led by Yale University researchers finds that scaling up use of methadone and buprenorphine - medications for treating opioid use disorder known as opioid agonist therapies (OATs) - could greatly reduce HIV transmission rates and prevent deaths in Ukraine, where the disease is epidemic among people who inject drugs. The study was published in The Lancet.

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Published: Thursday, January 9, 2020