1. OUTBREAK

    H.I.V. Outbreak Worsening in Indiana

    Test tubes containing blood samples are seen during a blood tests party as part of a campaign to prevent HIV infection among male same-sex couples, in Bangkok September 20, 2014. Bare-chested male models strutted through the glitzy ballroom in Bangkok to the beat of house music while dozens of young gay men waited anxiously, working up the nerve to have a blood test. The mostly female health team taking samples seemed incongruous next to the shirtless models circling the party, but the health workers' presence at the TestBKK event, Thailand's first mass HIV testing for gays, was sending a powerful message. Picture taken September 20, 2014. To match TRF Feature FOUNDATION-THAILAND/HIV REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha (THAILAND - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY) - RTR491GL

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    An Indiana county at the center of a recent H.I.V. outbreak in the state has seen a rise in the number of cases over two weeks after a short-term needle exchange program began in the state. There are now 120 confirmed cases tied to Scott County, Indiana according to the Indiana State Department of Health. 

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