Puerto Rico's drug addicts: 'Nobody wants to know them' | Guardian Investigations


Puerto Rico has an HIV/Aids infection rate nearly four times the US national average — and over half of these come from injection drug use. Overwhelmed and chronically underfunded, the existing framework of health programmes struggles to serve an estimated 60,000 intravenous drug users, so a patchwork of non-profit groups tries to fill the void. Fusion’s Alexander Hotz and Kristofer Ríos investigate
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