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October 7th, 2020 US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that COVID-19 can spread through virus lingering in the air, sometimes for hours, acknowledging concerns widely voiced by public health experts about airborne transmission of the...

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Many ventilation systems may increase risk of COVID-19 exposure

Ventilation systems in many modern office buildings, which are designed to keep temperatures comfortable and increase energy efficiency, may increase the risk of exposure to the coronavirus, particularly during the coming winter, according to... October 7th, 2020

HIV/AIDS

Community-based ART improves viral suppression rates in men

A study in South Africa and Uganda that compared community-based with clinic-based antiretroviral treatment (ART) services found community-based services led to significantly more people, particularly men, becoming virally suppressed. According... October 7th, 2020

ONCOLOGY

Two immune therapy studies show promise in advanced cervical cancer

Preliminary results from two independent, phase II clinical trials investigating a new PD-1 (programmed cell death protein 1)-based immune therapy for metastatic cervical cancer suggest potential new treatment options for a disease that currently... October 7th, 2020

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