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HIV vaccines and immunotherapies “would be further along” if they had the resources of COVID-19, says leading antibody researcher

“Money does solve problems, there’s no question!” This was the answer by Professor Lynn Morris of the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa to an audience member at the 11th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2021) last week, in a plenary dealing with HIV vaccines and immunotherapy with antibodies.  If HIV vaccine research, she added,… Read More »

7 children in ICU, 2 on life support as they battle delta variant of COVID-19

Loading the player… At least seven children are in the intensive care unit in Mississippi as the state continues to battle the delta variant of COVID-19 — and two of the children are on life support.  On Twitter on Tuesday, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, a Mississippi Department of Health official, tweeted an update to an earlier… Read More »

Celebrity trainer Sarah Lindsay reveals the fitness lockdown goals we should be aiming for – ps: they aren’t what you think

With lockdown 3.0 pressuring people to do something epic with their time, celebrity trainer Sarah Lindsay shares her advice on realistic lockdown goal setting Learn a new language, lose the lockdown belly, start a business are just some of the ‘goals’ I have seen floating around at the moment encouraging people to make the most… Read More »

For the COVID-vaccinated in Canada, a void in public health advice: ‘They seem to be working on it’

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada With 9.5 million combined doses due to be delivered by the end of March, many will soon be wondering, I’ve had my shot, now what? Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Mar 25, 2021  •  3 days ago  •  4 minute read  •  175 Comments “It’s a little… Read More »

They kill jobs, overwhelm treasuries, harm mental health but COVID lockdowns work, science suggests

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Still, for many lay people and some doctors and scientists , the question has become: Was it all worth it? Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Mar 22, 2021  •  5 hours ago  •  6 minute read  •  380 Comments Like it or not, restricting human-to-human contact has… Read More »

Public health experts are being political over protests and the coronavirus, and they should be. – Slate

Physicians march with people protesting police brutality on June 6, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images An open letter from public health experts this week sparked a lot of news coverage and more than a few claims of hypocrisy. Drafted by infectious disease experts at the University of Washington in response to the many… Read More »