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Possible side effects of government vaccine policies: Less innovation, more deaths

Vaccines are now being distributed around the world. However, the process is far from smooth, and many are getting frustrated. They should be. Israel paid a premium and volunteered more data, so its population is now one-third vaccinated, but in the United States, we are still under 10%. The problems involved with vaccine deployment are… Read More »

‘Why friends with Covid but no symptoms could be less infectious’

How infectious are people who test positive for Covid-19 but have no symptoms? And what is their contribution to the transmission of live virus? These questions are explored by Allyson Pollock, professor of public health at Newcastle University, who’s always candid and unafraid to say it like it is. She and Newcastle colleague, ­independent researcher… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: GM makes 30,000 ventilators for U.S. stockpile; Trump talks less about virus

The U.S. reported just 33,888 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, the lowest daily tally reported in weeks, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. However, daily case reporting tends to dip early in the week after local public health offices close for the weekend. Across the country, 26 states reported rising cases,… Read More »

Expect Trump to talk less and less about the pandemic the closer he gets to the election, political strategists say

At a daily press briefing originally designed to update the public on the coronavirus outbreak ripping through America, President Donald Trump spent about 70 seconds out of 26 minutes discussing the virus. He didn’t take any questions from the media on the topic.  The vast majority of the press conference was focused on other issues,… Read More »