Every-two-month injections of the long-acting cabotegravir + rilpivirine were noninferior to once-monthly injections for virologic suppression at 48 weeks in people living with HIV*, according to the ATLAS-2M** study presented at CROI 2020 — thus providing a potential option with more convenient dosing.
Physicians and nurses in hospitals equipped with fever clinics or wards for patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China report experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, insomnia and distress, according to a recent survey.
The angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) losartan did not improve inflammation, T-cell immune recovery, or fibrotic activity among older persons living with HIV (PLHIV) and viral suppression, according to data presented at CROI 2020.
Lack of resources, competing national priorities and a high turnover of healthcare workers hamper many countries in their efforts to combat the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, reveals a study.
“Wash your hands” may be old advice but, when done right, is crucial in preventing the spread of COVID-19 or any viral infections, as epidemiologists say. Aside from hand hygiene, other forms of physical barriers that effectively halt transmission include wearing masks and social distancing.
Keeping adult patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in isolation for 14 days may not be enough, according to a new study. Extending the quarantine period to 18–21 days appears to be more effective in controlling the spread of the disease.
As healthcare professionals battle with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic under global shortages of disposable N95 respirators and other protective equipment, researchers have evaluated the feasibility of rapid fit testing and training for the use of elastomeric half-mask respirators (EHMRs) as an alternative, with promising results.
Nearly 70 compounds, including approved drugs and those still under clinical and preclinical investigation, may have potential activity against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a new study has found.
Informational materials, such as flyers and posters, positioned at general practitioner clinics are likely to improve vaccination rates for influenza and pneumonia among elderly adults, according to a recent Singapore study.