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Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are late, with serious impact on health outcomes

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are among people whose immune systems have already been seriously weakened by HIV, an international team of investigators report in BMC Infectious Diseases. Just under half a million people, half of them in Russia, are estimated to have received a late HIV diagnosis between 2010 and 2016. Late… Read More »

Coronavirus: ‘Almost half’ of Blackburn Covid-19 contacts not reached

England’s contact tracers have only reached about 50% of people who have been in close contact with someone with Covid-19 in an area of Lancashire where new cases are rising. The figure was revealed by Prof Dominic Harrison, public health director of Blackburn with Darwen Council. He warned of “exponential growth” of new infections if… Read More »