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COVID study uncovers a surprise: Health workers may be at less risk than others

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Even unvaccinated health workers had a lower rate of lab-confirmed cases than the overall community – 1.33 per 10,000 person-days versus 1.96, researchers concluded Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: May 27, 2021  •  13 hours ago  •  5 minute read  •  53 Comments “We’re just not seeing… Read More »

Injectable HIV therapy would have to cost less than $131 a year to be cost-effective in Africa

A cost-effectiveness analysis has found that injectable, long-lasting antiretroviral therapy (ART) would need to cost no more than $ 131 a year in order to be cost-effective if used for patients who are not fully virally suppressed in lower-income settings in regions like sub-Saharan Africa. The analysis found that injectable cabotegravir/rilpivirine would only reach the… Read More »

Moderna says new data shows its Covid vaccine is more than 90% effective against virus six months after second shot

A healthcare worker holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS Community Care during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in New York, January 29, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters Moderna‘s Covid-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective at protecting against Covid-19 and more than 95% effective against… Read More »

Some Folks Do Age Slower Than Others

THURSDAY, March 198 2021 — People really do vary in how fast they age, and the divergence starts in young adulthood, a new study suggests. The researchers found that by the tender age of 45, people with a faster pace of “biological aging” were more likely to feel, function and look far older than they… Read More »