HIV epidemic: Successful use of self-tests in rural Africa

Despite significant progress in prevention and therapy, millions of people still get infected with HIV every year. The main burden of HIV/AIDS falls on Africa. To contain the epidemic, innovative methods are needed to enable ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Doctors in hard-hit Madrid: 'It's like March in slow motion'

It feels like a flashback. Pneumonia, a common acute manifestation of the COVID-19 disease, is keeping Spanish intensive care wards busy again. And it's also leaving medical workers who are still recovering from the pandemic's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 antibodies for 6 percent of frontline health care personnel

(HealthDay)—Six percent of health care personnel (HCP) caring for patients with COVID-19 have positive test results for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibodies, according to research published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How should hospitals ask patients for donations?

As many hospitals and health centers face dramatic drops in revenue from ramping down services during the coronavirus pandemic, donations from grateful patients and philanthropists become more important than ever.

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