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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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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 there were tested for tuberculosis with the rapid and reliable Xpert diagnostic tool each week. An average of more than 3,700 of those tests identified active tuberculosis in people […]

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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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Make adolescent and youth reproductive health programs responsive to needs with better data

The following is a guest post by Bridgit Adamou, MPH, MEASURE Evaluation Young people suffer disproportionately from negative reproductive health outcomes, including acquiring HIV and other […]