Tag Archives: COVID19

People with HIV at higher risk of hospitalisation and death from COVID-19, New York study finds

People with HIV were more likely to be admitted to hospital with COVID-19 and more likely to die in hospital due to COVID-19 than people without HIV, and people with more advanced HIV disease or unsuppressed viral load were more likely than other people with HIV to be hospitalised, a review of surveillance data in… Read More »

What a Biden presidency means for covid-19, climate change and tech

By Adam Vaughan US vice president-elect Kamala Harris and president-elect Joe BidenAndrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS US president-elect Joe Biden has said he will “listen to science”, promising to take new stances on tackling covid-19, climate change and other key issues. The transition team for Biden and Kamala Harris, the US’s first black, Indian-American and female… Read More »

Covid-19 UK: Hull, Bath and Derby outbreaks growing quickest

What’s the infection rate in YOUR town? Interactive module reveals how quickly Covid-19 outbreaks are growing across England as official data shows cases are rising quickest in Hull, Derby and Somerset EXCLUSIVE: Hull and Derby saw their coronavirus epidemics almost double in the week ending October 25  Their seven-day infection rates are now 279 and… Read More »

How COVID-19 drug/vaccine decisions might be based on little evidence

At this point, the Food and Drug Administration could grant emergency-use authorization. In other words, the two vaccines could hinge on the combined results of 64 people. Haseltine concludes: If — or perhaps when — positive early results from these trials are announced, keep my warnings in mind. These protocols seem designed to get a… Read More »