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Some of those most impacted by COVID-19 are young – and living with HIV

The following is a guest post by Dr. Vincent Guilamo-Ramos Dr. Guilamo-Ramos is the vice-chair of the board of directors of the Latino Commission on AIDS, and director and founder of the Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health. He answered questions from Science Speaks on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth living […]

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The World Health Organization and the U.S.: A brief history of collaboration

The following is a guest post by Kenneth G. Castro, MD, FIDSA Since its formation in 1948, WHO has relied heavily on the U.S. for collaborations and technical expertise. Dating back to 1902, the U.S. was a founding and member state of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau (now PAHO). Also, in 1946, the U.S. was […]

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COVID-19: Disproportionate impacts on Latinx populations highlight how structural discrimination allows disease to spread

The following is a guest post by Dr. Vincent Guilamo-Ramos Dr. Guilamo-Ramos is the vice-chair of the Latino Commission on AIDS, and director and founder of the Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health. He answered questions from Science Speaks on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Latinx populations in the United States. Latinx […]

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COVID-19: More than 62,000 cases and 294 deaths in US health care personnel

The following is a guest post by Daniel R. Lucey M.D., MPH FIDSA Updated yesterday, May 27 the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that of the 285,282 persons officially reportedin the U.S. with COVID-19 for whom health care status was available, a total of  62, 690 were infected “health care personnel.” […]

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Long-acting injected HIV prevention effective and safe, HPTN 083 trial data shows

Amid unprecedented challenges to routine healthcare access, trial results mark a first for a critically needed HIV prevention measure  An investigational drug administered by injection every […]

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Cost of pandemic includes setbacks to South Africa tuberculosis testing, diagnoses

In the six weeks before South Africa responded its first diagnoses of COVID-19 with the start of physical distancing measures, more than 47,000 people on average […]

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COVID-19: The HIV research advocacy movement offers lessons

What we have learned from HIV can guide responses to COVID-19 that are innovative, effective and inclusive, and can help end the pandemic faster The following […]

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The World Health Organization and the U.S.: A brief history of collaboration

The following is a guest post by Kenneth G. Castro, MD, FIDSA Since its formation in 1948, WHO has relied heavily on the U.S. for collaborations […]