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Black People With HIV in Rural Areas Less Likely to Have Undetectable Viral Load

Sixty percent of Black people living with HIV in rural areas achieved viral suppression in 2018,  far short of the Ending the HIV Epidemic goal of 95%, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The findings highlight the persistent and stubborn disparities Black people experience all along the HIV… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

What is Viral Hepatitis?

What causes it? Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Hepatitis A virus Hepatitis B virus Hepatitis C virus Number of U.S. cases Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C About 24,900 new infections each year About 22,600 new infections in 2018 Estimated 862,000 people living with hepatitis B About 50,300 new infections in 2018 Estimated 2.4… Read More »

Will Protests Set Off a Second Viral Wave?

Mass protests against police brutality that have brought thousands of people out of their homes and onto the streets in cities across America are raising the specter of new coronavirus outbreaks, prompting political leaders, physicians and public health experts to warn that the crowds could cause a surge in cases. While many political leaders affirmed… Read More »

When can anti viral ins

Xu, D. Insufficient data exist regarding the effectiveness of any of the influenza antiviral drugs for use among children aged younger than 1 year. We thank Sergio Lozano-Rodriguez, M. N Engl J Med, 25 , pp. Production of infectious hepatitis C virus in tissue culture from a clone viral genome. Another randomized, controlled study conducted… Read More »