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'If it comes, it will overwhelm us': Malawi braces for coronavirus

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Concern is growing that a woefully inadequate health system will leave Malawi unable to cope when Covid-19 arrives Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage...
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Woman with HIV accused of deliberately spitting blood on person in Dundee

13 days ago   |   Evening Telegraph

An HIV-positive woman has been accused of posing a risk to another person's health by deliberately spitting blood onto her body.
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Can Drugs for Malaria, HIV, and Ebola Treat Covid-19? New WHO Trial Aims to Find Out

Can Drugs for Malaria, HIV, and Ebola Treat Covid-19? New WHO Trial Aims to Find Out

13 days ago   |   Gizmodo

The World Health Organization is launching a multinational clinical trial in which four existing drugs will be used to treat patients with covid-19.
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What the AIDS Response Can Teach Us for Addressing COVID

What the AIDS Response Can Teach Us for Addressing COVID

17 days ago   |   Social Science Space

HIV translation, HIV viral life cycle (Image: David S. Goodsell via the Wellcome Collection/ CC BY 4.0 ) The spread of COVID-19 poses a serious threat to Public Health...
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Woman ‘spat blood at someone to deliberately infect them with HIV'

Woman ‘spat blood at someone to deliberately infect them with HIV'

17 days ago   |   Metro

Jacqueline O'Neil denied a string of charges at Perth Sheriff Court A woman with HIV is accused of posing a risk to another woman's health by deliberately spitting blood at...
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The HIV-prevention drug PrEP will be made ‘fully available' in England

The HIV-prevention drug PrEP will be made ‘fully available' in England

21 days ago   |   Dazed   |   2 articles

PrEP , a drug used to reduce the risk of HIV transmission, will be made “routinely available across England,” according to a statement from the Department of Health published...
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Netflix hire The C**k Destroyers to bust some Sex Education myths and they're the perfect teachers

24 days ago   |   Metro

Netflix has hired pretty much the perfect Sex Education teachers in viral stars The C**k Destroyers. Are we all ready for a lesson? The duo - Rebecca More and Sophie Anderson...
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Coronavirus: Four of the worst pandemics in history from Spanish Flu to HIV

Coronavirus: Four of the worst pandemics in history from Spanish Flu to HIV

24 days ago   |   Metro

The number of those infected with Covid-19 continues to rise The World Health Orgnisation has officially declared coronavirus to be a pandemic , three months after it first...
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Second Patient Cured of HIV Still Clear

25 days ago   |   Science-Based Medicine

The second patient apparently cured of HIV had a good 30 month check up. What are the implications for HIV treatment?
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Coronavirus: should we keep calm and carry on? | Letters

28 days ago   |   The Guardian

Readers are pragmatic in the face of growing panic over the spread of Covid-19 Simon Jenkins gives a list of “scares” that have not reached the predicted body count ( Let them...
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Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for the coronavirus. Here's what...

Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for the coronavirus. Here's what happens if he becomes too ill to remain prime minister

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital , ten days after testing positive for COVID-19 after experiencing "persistent symptoms of coronavirus." Johnson... Read more ...

UK ordered millions of antibody tests but they're ‘not good enough'

UK ordered millions of antibody tests but they're ‘not good enough'

The antibody tests detect whether a person has had coronavirus and if they are now immune The UK government has ordered millions of coronavirus antibody tests but none of them... Read more ...

Follow the rules or face ban on outdoor exercise threatens Matt Hancock

Follow the rules or face ban on outdoor exercise threatens Matt Hancock

THE Health Secretary warned yesterday that all outdoor exercise could be banned if people fail to stick to the lockdown rules. Matt Hancock also blasted sunbathers for risking... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Woman explains day-by-day symptoms of COVID-19 - 'literal fire...

Coronavirus: Woman explains day-by-day symptoms of COVID-19 - 'literal fire in my lungs'

CORONAVIRUS is a deadly infection that's easily spread among the public, and has killed almost 5,000 people in the UK. One patient has explained her day-by-day symptoms of... Read more ...

Coronavirus updates: Arrest after threats made against Health Minister Robin...

Coronavirus updates: Arrest after threats made against Health Minister Robin Swann

Threats have been made against the Health Minister Robin Swann. Read more ...

Apple has begun designing and producing face shields to protect health care...

Apple has begun designing and producing face shields to protect health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic

Apple has begun designing and producing face shields to protect health care workers in the United States during the coronavirus pandemic. Apple CEO Tim Cook made the... Read more ...

Matt Hancock threatens to ban lockdown exercise due to rebels breaking rules

Matt Hancock threatens to ban lockdown exercise due to rebels breaking rules

The Health Secretary sent out a clear warning today, saying: “If you don't want us to have to take the step to ban exercise of all forms outside of your own home then you've... Read more ...

UK coronavirus death toll rises by 621 to 4,934 as 47,806 people test positive

UK coronavirus death toll rises by 621 to 4,934 as 47,806 people test positive

Public Health England, NHS England and other authorities have shared the daily update on the latest numbers of people infected with coronavirus Read more ...

Coronavirus: Health Secretary Matt Hancock reveals he's 'lost people' to...

Coronavirus: Health Secretary Matt Hancock reveals he's 'lost people' to COVID-19 as he warns outdoor exercise could be banned

Health Secretary Matt Hancock revealed he has lost two people he was "fond of" to coronavirus - as he warned the nation to obey the lockdown or face a ban on outdoor exercise. Read more ...

Stricter Coronavirus Lockdown Not 'Imminent', Matt Hancock Says - Hours...

Stricter Coronavirus Lockdown Not 'Imminent', Matt Hancock Says - Hours After Threat Of Exercise Ban

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. A stricter coronavirus lockdown is not “imminent”... Read more ...