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Two times a year is better than four: people spend less time off ART if they only visit their clinic every six months, African study shows

A cluster-randomised study in Zambia and Malawi has confirmed that patients with stable, non-complicated HIV infection are less likely to have gaps in their supply of antiretroviral therapy (ART) if they only visit their clinic and get their medication every six months instead of every three months or less. The study found that 17.7% of… Read More »

Political ideology is real reason people remain unvaccinated, says Dr. Peter Hotez

Dr. Peter Hotez argued that the real reason a number of Americans are not getting vaccinated is their political ideology. “They’re tying their political allegiance to the political right, unfortunately. And we’re seeing this play out in the bottom ten states in terms of vaccination coverage,” which is half of the coverage seen in the… Read More »

New CDC mask guidelines acknowledge that ‘vaccinated people can go back to normal,’ says doctor

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated masking guidelines mark a significant shift in the pandemic, the dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health said Thursday. “Basically, it’s acknowledging that vaccinated people can go back to normal, and can do most of the things we were doing pre-pandemic, and that is really, really… Read More »