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Rates of HIV in female sex workers in Kenya decreased by two-thirds over a ten-year period

Research from specialist HIV prevention and treatment clinics for female sex workers in Nairobi has found that the number testing positive for HIV dropped by more than two-thirds between 2008 and 2017. While no single intervention can be identified as to the underlying cause in the decreasing numbers, it suggests that increasing HIV awareness, testing… Read More »

Coronavirus caused two-thirds of US excess deaths: study

The U.S. saw 20% more deaths than expected from March to August, 67% of which were attributed to COVID-19, according to new research. Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Yale University published findings on Tuesday in JAMA, in which they analyzed death data from the National Center for Health Statistics and US Census Bureau. “Although… Read More »