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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UgTotXqvrU 37700000 People living with HIV. 680000 HIV-related deaths in 2020. 1500000 Newly infected with HIV in 2020. 73 % who received ART in 2020. HIV remains a major public health issue that affects millions of people worldwide. Although the world has made significant progress in recent decades,  important global targets for 2020 were not

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“End inequalities. End AIDS.” is the theme of this year’s World AIDS Day, which focuses on confronting the inequities that drive AIDS and hinder access to essential HIV services, especially for those most affected and left behind. “HIV does not affect everyone equally. There are people at higher risk of becoming infected, who continue to

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A pill to treat Covid developed by the US company Pfizer cuts the risk of hospitalisation or death by 89% in vulnerable adults, clinical trial results suggest. The drug – Paxlovid – is intended for use soon after symptoms develop in people at high risk of severe disease. It comes a day after the UK medicines

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Countries must remain vigilant, accelerate equitable access to vaccines and continue public health measures until everyone is protected. Washington D.C. November 3, 2021 (PAHO) – While downward trends in cases and deaths continue across much of the Americas for the eighth consecutive week, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Assistant Director Jarbas Barbosa warned that “progress

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Evaluation of the relative virulence of novel SARS-CoV-2 variants: a retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada Abstract Background: Between February and June 2021, the initial wild-type strains of SARS-CoV-2 were supplanted in Ontario, Canada, by new variants of concern (VOCs), first those with the N501Y mutation (i.e., Alpha/B1.1.17, Beta/B.1.351 and Gamma/P.1 variants) and then the Delta/B.1.617

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Malaria kills about 500,000 people each year, about half of them children in Africa. The new vaccine isn’t perfect, but it will help turn the tide, experts said. The world has gained a new weapon in the war on malaria, among the oldest known and deadliest of infectious diseases: the first vaccine shown to help

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