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SA virus cluster grows to 33 cases

South Australia has recorded two new COVID-19 infections linked to the state’s Parafield cluster. Saturday’s figures brings the state’s total number of cases to 561 since the pandemic began. The new cases, both of which have been isolating, bring the Parafield cluster to 33 cases. There are now 19 active case across South Australia. SA… Read More »

It’s possible to end HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs in low- and middle-income countries

HIV incidence is below 0.1% per year among people who inject drugs in a large Vietnamese city, Professor Don Des Jarlais and colleagues report in the December issue of AIDS. They say the data clearly demonstrate that it is possible to achieve very low HIV incidence – ‘to end an HIV epidemic’ – among people… Read More »

6 GHz unlicensed access to add $163.5 billion to Brazil economy, reveals Dynamic Spectrum Alliance

Washington D.C., USA, 25 November 2020: Over the next 10 years, the Brazilian economy will benefit from the allocation of unlicensed access to the 6 GHz band, according to a study published by the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) and Telecom Advisory Services LLC. The new study, titled “Assessing the economic value of unlicensed use in… Read More »

Glasgow outreach service shows the feasibility of PrEP for people who inject drugs

A proactive, outreach-based service for people who inject drugs has successfully delivered the HIV prevention medication PrEP in the midst of Glasgow’s HIV outbreak, Dr Ceilidh Grimshaw of Sandyford told the virtual British HIV Association conference this week. Very few PrEP programmes for people who inject drugs have reported results and ongoing engagement with healthcare… Read More »