The WHO said that it was discontinuing its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and an HIV treatment in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 after they failed to reduce mortality Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get … Read more WHO halts malaria drug in COVID-19 trials
The coronavirus is changing the world as we know it. When infections soared earlier this year, governments worldwide implemented strict social distancing measures that slowed the global economy dramatically. So far, more than half-a-million people have died, with 10 million infected worldwide. But the pandemic’s huge cost has forced many countries to lift restrictions and … Read more Martin Landray: World needs a vaccine and treatments for COVID-19 | Talk to Al Jazeera
High-level open debate of the Security Council on the theme “Pandemics and security”. Global health risks, such as pandemics and epidemics, can become a threat to international peace and security. Striking examples of epidemics turning into global health risks include the epidemics of severe acute respiratory syndrome, HIV/AIDS and Ebola virus disease. In the case … Read more Pandemics and security – Security Council Open Debate (2 July 2020)
(AP) Protesters against Africa’s first COVID-19 vaccine trial burned their face masks on Wednesday as experts note a worrying level of resistance and misinformation around testing on the continent. Anti-vaccine sentiment in Africa is “the worst I’ve ever seen,” the CEO of the GAVI vaccine alliance, Seth Berkley, told an African Union vaccine conference last … Read more Protest Against Africa’s First Covid-19 Virus Vaccine Trial in South Africa
A strain of flu virus spreading in Chinese pigs has shown it can also infect humans, suggesting that another pathogen with pandemic potential waits in the wings behind the coronavirus. The flu strain that jumped to humans has become predominant among pigs across China since 2016, according to a team of researchers that includes George … Read more Swine Flu Infecting Humans in China Raises Fears of Another Pandemic
A strain of flu virus spreading in Chinese pigs has shown it can also infect humans, suggesting that another pathogen with pandemic potential waits in the wings behind the coronavirus. The flu strain that jumped to humans has become predominant among pigs across China since 2016, according to a team of researchers that includes George … Read more New Swine Flu Strain Discovered in China With Pandemic Potential, Fauci Says
For more on global coronavirus cases surpassing 10 million, and record spikes in Florida and Texas, click here: https://trib.al/iF9e5Q0 For more on Trump retweeting a video of a fan yelling “white power” and the Breonna Taylor protest shooting, click here: https://trib.al/IeUGiup Here’s what else is happening in your world this week: -Meet NYC’s Sikh community … Read more Trump Shares White Power Video; Global Coronavirus Cases Top 10 Million; Louisville Protest Shooting
Last September, former Welsh rugby captain Gareth Thomas revealed he is HIV positive. He said that “shame and fear” had led to him keeping his condition secret. But now he wants to break the stigma and has launched the Tackle HIV campaign, supported by Sir Elton John, David Furnish and the Terrence Higgins Trust. Subscribe … Read more Gareth Thomas Wants to End the HIV Stigma | Good Morning Britain
For much of the world, anti-viral drugs mean that HIV is no longer a death sentence. But for those in Papua New Guinea, the virus is mutating and becoming resistant to medication. Read more here: https://ab.co/3dfaZze For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe … Read more HIV drugs have transformed lives in rich nations. In PNG, the virus is mutating | ABC News
During the nearly three months of strict lockdown in Wuhan, where China’s first case of COVID-19 was reported, people living with HIV faced a difficulty – they were in danger of a medicine supply cut-off as transport was shut down and they couldn’t get their medication regularly. Hui Hui is a volunteer at the Wuhan … Read more How did people with HIV fare during the Wuhan lockdown?
Lockdowns to stop the spread of coronavirus are being lifted world-wide. Shops and businesses are reopening, students are returning to school, and some airlines are flying again. But several countries have since reported a resurgence in new infections. Iran’s president threatened to reimpose restrictions after doctors recorded the highest ever total of daily cases. South … Read more Is it time we learned to live with the coronavirus? I Inside Story
Findings that 84% of people have not had sex with someone outside their household could offer an opportunity to tackle HIV. #coronavirus #COVID19 #UK SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and … Read more The upside of the lockdown sex ban
Africa as a regional block has just 1.5% of the world’s reported cases of Covid-19, and less than 0.1%of the world’s deaths, the World Health Organization said on May 25. Does this mean African nations – bar a few exceptions – are successfully containing the coronvirus or is a dearth of testing in some areas, … Read more Are African Countries Winning Against Coronavirus?