Universal access to preventive drugs could reduce HIV incidence in sub-Saharan Africa

Universal HIV testing with linkage to treatment and prevention may be a promising approach to accelerate reductions in new infections in generalized epidemic settings, according to a study published February 9th, 2021 in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Catherine Koss of the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues. […]

South Africa looking at ways to use AstraZeneca vaccine, advisers say

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa is looking at ways to deploy AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine after temporarily putting on hold plans to roll it out to healthcare workers, government advisers said on Tuesday.Slideshow ( 4 images )The government had planned to start rolling out 1 million doses of the AstraZeneca shot […]