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It’s possible to end HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs in low- and middle-income countries

HIV incidence is below 0.1% per year among people who inject drugs in a large Vietnamese city, Professor Don Des Jarlais and colleagues report in the December issue of AIDS. They say the data clearly demonstrate that it is possible to achieve very low HIV incidence – ‘to end an HIV epidemic’ – among people… Read More »

Coronavirus vaccine before election unlikely — Dr. Gottlieb on FDA chief’s possible fast-track

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday the late-stage coronavirus vaccine trials underway in the U.S. are unlikely to have gathered enough evidence to receive emergency approval ahead of the November presidential election.  “I think it’s very unlikely. I think it’s more likely you’re going to get a top-line result some point in November and maybe be… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: Possible community spread in US, Japan to close all schools

People are wearing masks at Myeongdong on February 20, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Jong-Hyun Kim |Anadolu Agency | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total confirmed cases: More than 81,400 Total deaths: At least 2,770 9:11 am: PayPal warns coronavirus will… Read More »

American doctor will be monitored in US after possible exposure to Ebola in Congo

The person, who has not been identified, is headed to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha for monitoring, the release states, adding the Nebraska Medical Center is home to one of the nation’s few dedicated biocontainment units. “This person may have been exposed to the virus but is not ill and is not contagious,” said… Read More »