• New Gold Coast mystery COVID-19 case was infectious for three days

    1 month ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    People living on the Gold Coast are encouraged to get tested and vaccinated.
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  • First U.S. case of omicron variant detected in California

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    The California and San Francisco Departments of Public Health have confirmed that a recent case of COVID-19 among an individual in California was caused by the Omicron variant .
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  • ‘Substantial efforts' needed to reach viral suppression target for children with HIV

    ‘Substantial efforts' needed to reach viral suppression target for children with HIV

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Globally, children and adolescents on ART lag adults in progress toward achieving viral suppression, according to new data published in The Lancet HIV ahead of World AIDS Day, which is Dec. 1.
    In 2014, UNAIDS announced global goals to control HIV by 2030, including the so-called “95-95-95 strategy,” in which 95% of people with HIV know their status, 95% of people with HIV are on ART, and 95% of people on treatment are virally suppressed.
    “Viral suppression is an important indicator for many health outcomes in people with HIV, and it also reduces the risk of transmission to others,”
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  • Australia news LIVE: Greg Hunt expected to retire from federal politics; Omicron COVID-19 cases grow in NSW; Victoria pandemic bill to be put to final vote

    1 month ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    There is growing speculation that Greg Hunt will retire from federal politics, Victoria's pandemic laws are due to pass the state's upper house today and South Australia's Parliament has been adjourned for contact tracing.
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  • Children and COVID: New Cases, Vaccinations Both Decline

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    New cases of COVID-19 were down in children during the week leading up to Thanksgiving, but not by as much as vaccinations, which dropped by 71% in the days before and after the holiday.
    Medscape Medical News
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  • South Africa's new COVID cases double in 1 day amid omicron

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    South Africa's new cases of COVID-19 have nearly doubled in just one day
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