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Almost one in ten HIV PrEP users report buying antibiotics for STI prevention, raising concerns over potential antibiotic resistance

An online community survey conducted in the UK shows that 9% of HIV PrEP users are buying antibiotics to prevent themselves from getting STIs. The survey results from 2019 were published in last month in the Sexually Transmitted Infections journal. Those buying antibiotics were more likely to have had at least five condomless sexual partners… Read More »

Special Report: Pandemic exposes systemic staffing problems at U.S. nursing homes

(Reuters) – One night in April, as coronavirus swept through the Hammonton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Robyn Esaw, a double amputee, signaled for help with her bedpan. She said she hit the bedside button that turns on a red hallway light. None of the few remaining staff showed up – and one of them… Read More »

Who world malaria report

An effective vaccine against malaria has long been envisaged as a valuable addition to the available tools for malaria control. And 6 countries in the prevention of reintroduction phase, it also includes dedicated chapters on malaria elimination and on key threats in the fight against malaria. The World Malaria Report 2014 summarizes information received from… Read More »