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'Health workers are too scared to enter': the fight to treat HIV in a São Paulo favela

28 days ago   |   The Guardian

Young people with HIV in Brazil's poorest favelas often have no support, but in Boi Malhado, one team is determined to provide vital help Words and photographs by Sarah Johnson...
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Tackling mental health through football: Hopes that north-east programme can go global

Tackling mental health through football: Hopes that north-east programme can go global

28 days ago   |   Press and Journal

An innovative mental health scheme has officially been launched in Aberdeen. Grassroot Soccer was founded by Tommy Clark, the son of Scotland goalkeeping legend Bobby Clark...
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Partisan bickering delayed Zika funding for months. With coronavirus, experts worry history will repeat itself

29 days ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - Public health experts have a warning for Congress: don't treat emergency coronavirus aid like business as usual. Partisan bickering has often frustrated lawmakers'...
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Pressure to keep up: status imbalance a major factor in stress in gay men

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

Striking findings contained in new study may broaden appreciation of unique stressors faced by gay and bisexual men The persistence of mental health hardships among gay and...
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Mike Pence ‘not up to task' of leading US coronavirus response, say experts

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

Trump's pick met with outrage from experts who question vice-president's record on health and say appointment ‘endangers us' As an aspiring congressman, Mike Pence once claimed...
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Mike Pence will reportedly control the information scientists and health officials release about the coronavirus

Mike Pence will reportedly control the information scientists and health officials release about the coronavirus

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Vice President Mike Pence's office will coordinate all public messaging and appearances by government officials concerning the Wuhan coronavirus, The New York Times reported...
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Democrats slam Mike Pence's record on public health as he takes charge of coronavirus

Democrats slam Mike Pence's record on public health as he takes charge of coronavirus

1 month ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Democrats slammed Vice President Mike Pence's qualifications to lead the response to the coronavirus, saying he ignored medical advice on the HIV crisis and once 'smoking...
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Trump Ridiculed For Putting Mike Pence In Charge Of Coronavirus

1 month ago   |   Huffington Post   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that Vice President Mike Pence would lead the White House task force on COVID-19 , the deadly new coronavirus infection spreading...
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Opinion: Will the newest pill for HIV prevention fuel progress - or profits?

1 month ago   |   STAT

Four decades after the HIV epidemic began, there's finally hope it might end. Indeed, “Getting to Zero” - meaning zero new HIV infections - is a slogan used by the World Health...
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Tianjin University has successfully developed an oral vaccine to protect against CODV 19 - Global Times

1 month ago   |   FXCM

The Global Times says that Tianjin University has successfully developed an oral vaccine to protect against CODV 19. Huang Jinhai, the professor who led the project, has taken...
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Surprise! Fitbit's First New Product Under Google is a Fitness Tracker

Surprise! Fitbit's First New Product Under Google is a Fitness Tracker

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Coronavirus UK Death Toll Rises By 393 To 1,801

Coronavirus UK Death Toll Rises By 393 To 1,801

Updated: See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. A further 393 deaths from coronavirus have been recorded in the UK over 24 hours, public health chiefs have... Read more ...

Two choir members die of coronavirus after group met to sing despite pandemic

Two choir members die of coronavirus after group met to sing despite pandemic

Two members of the Skagit Valley Chorale died of the coronavirus and 45 are believed to have been infected by the virus after the group met on March 10. Two members of a choir... Read more ...

Belgian Authorities Say A 12-Year-Old Girl Has Died Of Coronavirus

Belgian Authorities Say A 12-Year-Old Girl Has Died Of Coronavirus

Updated: Read the latest coronavirus stories here. Authorities in Belgium say a 12-year-old girl has died of coronavirus , the youngest known victim of the disease in Europe so... Read more ...

UK ‘must do more coronavirus tests to end lockdown as soon as possible'

UK ‘must do more coronavirus tests to end lockdown as soon as possible'

Mass testing is the only solution to end lockdown and social distancing sooner, a top doctor has said The UK has the capacity to process tens of thousands more tests for... Read more ...

Charity hopes Westminster-led endometriosis inquiry will lead to “real change”

Charity hopes Westminster-led endometriosis inquiry will lead to “real change”

A charity supporting endometriosis sufferers say they hope a Westminster-led inquiry into the condition will deliver “real change” to the 1.5 million women in the UK with the... Read more ...

NHS Lanarkshire suspends home births and restricts neonatal visiting

NHS Lanarkshire suspends home births and restricts neonatal visiting

This comes just one week after the health board announced that pregnant women are no longer able to be accompanied by their partner at ultrasound scans. Read more ...

Coronavirus: 900% increase in workplace complaints but no site visits, says...

Coronavirus: 900% increase in workplace complaints but no site visits, says Northern Ireland Health and Safety Executive

Northern Ireland's Health and Safety Executive has had a 900% increase in complaints made against firms over safety concerns amid the coronavirus lockdown measures but said it... Read more ...

'A glimmer of hope': Stocks, oil jump on signs of a Chinese manufacturing...

'A glimmer of hope': Stocks, oil jump on signs of a Chinese manufacturing recovery and progress in the coronavirus fight in Europe

Stocks climbed on Tuesday, driven by signs of a Chinese manufacturing recovery and the prospect of the novel coronavirus passing its peak in Europe. The Chinese government... Read more ...

Fuel pumps should have cigarette-style warnings, claim health experts

Fuel pumps should have cigarette-style warnings, claim health experts

Group calls for “shocking” warning labels showing the damage to health and the planet from pollution and climate change Petrol and diesel pumps should carry cigarette... Read more ...