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How will HIV services be provided when the pandemic is over?

The large shift from face-to-face to telephone appointments in HIV services over the last year has identified some advantages, possibilities and challenges, explored in numerous presentations at the joint British HIV Association and British Association of Sexual Health and HIV conference last week. Ammi Shah of Public Health England presented national data, showing that there… Read More »

US recommends ‘pause’ for Johnson & Johnson vaccine over clot reports

Loading the player… The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In this March 25, 2021 file photo, a box of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is shown in a refrigerator at a clinic in Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted… Read More »

CDC director cites sense of ‘impending doom’ over pandemic trajectory

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky cited a sense of “impending doom” Monday as rates of new cases and hospitalizations due to the coronavirus climb again. “I’m going to pause here. I’m going to lose the script, and I’m going to reflect on the recurring feeling I have of impending doom,” Walensky… Read More »

Qld concerns over NSW town visits

Queensland Health wants anyone who visited the regional NSW towns of Orange, Nyngan and Broken Hill last weekend to be tested for COVID-19. Queensland’s chief health officer Jeannette Young says she is treating the latest threat with an abundance of caution. The alert comes after a positive COVID-19 case from NSW transited through the towns… Read More »