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Number of LGV cases among gay men in England reach new highs and most cases among men who are HIV-negative

Diagnoses of the sexually transmitted infection lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in England reached record levels in 2019, with almost all cases involving gay and bisexual men. The data is set out in a report published by Public Health England and shows that the number of diagnoses increased steadily from 2017, reaching a peak in the second… Read More »

UK government expresses support for HIV Commission plan to end new HIV cases by 2030

Senior government ministers have backed a plan developed by an independent group, the HIV Commission, to eliminate HIV transmission in England over the next decade. At a launch event this morning, health secretary Matt Hancock committed to reducing new cases by 80% by 2025 and to less than 100 a year by 2030. These goals… Read More »

Baby among new virus cases in WA

A one-year-old baby and an eight-year-old child in hotel quarantine in Perth have been diagnosed with coronavirus, as the Premier continues to dodge questions about the state border reopening. The WA Health Department said the children were returned travellers from overseas with their families. Meanwhile, Premier Mark McGowan would not comment on Tuesday about a… Read More »

Country nears 8M COVID-19 cases

The United States is fast approaching 8 million confirmed infections. The count stood at 7,966,934, as of Thursday. Over 217,000 deaths have been confirmed. For the first time since early April, the European Union reported more new cases of COVID-19 than the U.S. this week, according to the Wall Street Journal. The EU and the… Read More »