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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 »

U.S. government gives Moderna Inc $472 million for coronavirus vaccine development

A view of Moderna headquarters on May 08, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Moderna was given FDA approval to continue to phase 2 of Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trials with 600 participants. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Moderna Inc., a biotech company that develops pharmaceuticals, received $ 472 million award from the federal Biomedical Advanced Research and… Read More »

More than 80% of cross-border travellers are exempt from COVID-19 quarantine rules, government says

Article content continued Everyone else who is not exempted receives three emails — on the fourth, eighth and eleventh days of their quarantine period. Recorded phone messages go out on the eighth and eleventh day. And 175,723 people have received live calls from a trained “screening officer,” who rates the person’s compliance through a series… Read More »

Scientists warn UK Government to prepare for ‘visible resistance’ to future lockdowns

People WON’T obey lockdown again: SAGE files reveal scientists warned UK Government to prepare for ‘visible resistance’ to future rule changes and show a THIRD of the public still don’t know the symptoms of Covid-19 Behavioural experts warn of ‘various responses’ to future lockdown measures People no longer fear the coronavirus as much and disagree… Read More »

New Zealand government keeps it real, uses actors portraying naked porn stars in viral internet safety video

Article content continued New Zealand comedian Justine Smith plays the surprised but concerned mother in an ad that’s part of a new campaign called Keep It Real Online. Kee also attributes the ad’s success to the cast, which includes New Zealand comedian Justine Smith, who plays the concerned parent of Matt, a boy who’s been… Read More »