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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 »

AHA News: How 20 Years of Stroke Research Revealed Disparities Among Mexican Americans

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Belinda Zuniga was searching the classified ads for job notices 14 years ago when a single word caught her attention: stroke. Her grandmother had just had one. “We had so many questions. Her stroke really disabled her,” said Zuniga, a certified nursing assistant. She jumped at… Read More »

Sydney teacher among four NSW virus cases

NSW Health is investigating a locally-acquired case of COVID-19 – a man in his twenties – as four new infections were confirmed throughout the state. It brings an end to the state’s two-week streak of having no recorded community-transmitted infections. “It is understood this case did not attend any recent mass gathering, including protests,” NSW… Read More »