Tag Archives: cases

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

Brain-Eating Amoeba Resurfaces in Texas’ Tap Water! Know Rare Cases of Naegleria Fowleri Infection That Caused Deaths in Recent Times

The deadly brain-eating amoeba has struck again, this time in Texas. Scientifically called Naegleria Fowleri, this rare amoeba has entered the local water supplies. Following this, authorities have issued warning to all Texas residents to not drink tap water or use it for cooking. The microbe which is also found in soil, can get up the nose and… Read More »

Coronavirus: One in eight hospital cases were ‘caught on-site’

Thousands of patients are likely to have been infected with coronavirus in UK hospitals, a study suggests. The King’s College London study of 10 UK hospital sites plus one in Italy found at least one in eight patients who had received hospital treatment for coronavirus had caught it on-site. Researchers said that was a relatively… Read More »

Norwegian cruise ship sees coronavirus cases rise to 53, officials say

At least 53 people who recently traveled on a Norwegian Cruise Line cruise ship have tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials said Wednesday. In response to the outbreak on Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen — which had undergone two voyages last month — the company apologized and halted all cruises Monday. Meanwhile, Norway closed its ports to cruise ships… Read More »

US surpasses 4 million reported coronavirus cases as hospitalizations near record

The country’s rising daily rate of confirmed coronavirus cases, along with a near-record number of hospitalizations, signals the US is far from containing a virus that is straining hospitals and labs, health experts say. “We’ve rolled back essentially two months’ worth of progress with what we’re seeing in number of cases … in the United… Read More »