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Hawaii man receives third Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine dose in booster study: report

A Hawaii man participating in a Pfizer-led study looking at third doses of its COVID-19 vaccine as booster shots said he joined the trial to help others, according to a local report. Gary Lahens of Honolulu took part in the company’s vaccine trials for the safety of his family and community, he told news outlet KHON2. He rolled his sleeve before the cameras to show the… Read More »

Qld lacking in healthcare planning: report

The Queensland government doesn’t have a definition for a sustainable health system as it struggles to grapple with a surge in demand for hospital beds. State Auditor-General Brendan Worrall’s report into planning for sustainable health services questions the government’s efforts. The report says Queensland Health references “sustainability” in various documents, but has no overall vision… Read More »

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 »