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Wuhan Coronavirus Looks Increasingly Like a Pandemic, Experts Say

The Wuhan coronavirus spreading from China is now likely to become a pandemic that circles the globe, according to many of the world’s leading infectious disease experts. The prospect is daunting. A pandemic — an ongoing epidemic on two or more continents — may well have global consequences, despite the extraordinary travel restrictions and quarantines… Read More »

Truvada, not Descovy, should be the first choice for PrEP, US experts say

Although there are now two drug combinations which can be used for HIV prevention as PrEP, there is stronger and broader evidence for the older combination (Truvada), which should remain the first-line choice, four leading US doctors argue in the Annals of Internal Medicine today. The authors emphasise the excellent safety profile of both drugs.… Read More »

The real villain of the opioid crisis is the healthcare industry, experts say – MarketWatch

Getty Images SAN DIEGO — The opioid crisis in the United States is not the result of poverty. It wasn’t caused by income inequality, the financial crisis or globalization either. The clear villain is the healthcare industry. That’s the conclusion of two Princeton University economists, Angus Deaton and Ann Case, who have been studying opioid… Read More »