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Study of injectable PrEP reports the best efficacy seen yet for any form of PrEP in women

HPTN 084 study finds significantly lower adherence in women taking daily PrEP pills A second study of an injectable HIV drug used to prevent HIV has had its randomised phase stopped early after it became clear that giving women a two-monthly injection of a prevention drug resulted in nearly nine times fewer infections than giving… Read More »

Public health specialists criticize Trump administration over reports it interfered with CDC studies

Dr. Robert Redfield, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speaks while U.S. President Donald Trump listens during the daily briefing of the coronavirus task force at the White House on April 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Public health specialists and the medical community are criticizing the Trump… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: India reports 909 new cases as states agree to extend lockdown

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Beijing time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 1.77 million Global deaths: At least 108,862 Most cases reported: United States (529,887), Spain (163,027), Italy (152,271), France… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: South Korea reports 100 new cases, Singapore imposes limited lockdown measures

A general view of a normally busy Rain Vortex at Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore on March 24, 2020. Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 375,498, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 16,362, according to the latest figures from… Read More »

Thailand reports three new virus cases, urges disclosure of travel history

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand reported three new cases of a coronavirus on Wednesday, taking total infections to 40, health ministry officials said, criticizing patients for not disclosing their travel history. A student and school staff leave after the government announced a 14-day closure as they found a 8-year old student was infected with coronavirus, at… Read More »