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Why COVID vaccines are deemed non-essential for UK young children

Written by | 31 May 2022

Throughout the pandemic the University of Huddersfield’s Department of Pharmacy has been raising awareness on what vaccines are, how they are formulated, and why they’re an important part of […]

Study reports first use of antivirals in monkeypox patients, highlighting challenges in understanding and treating this rare disease

Written by | 30 May 2022

Peer-reviewed/ Case study/ People An analysis of seven cases of monkeypox that occurred in the UK between 2018-2021 reports on the first instances of in-hospital transmission and household […]

EU experts cautious on fourth dose of COVID-19

Written by | 30 Apr 2022

It is ‘too early’ to consider using a fourth dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in the general population, according to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European […]

UCLA’s HIV prevention and treatment center receives $7.5 million grant from NIH

Written by | 21 Mar 2022

The National Institute of Mental Health has renewed its support for UCLA’s collaborative Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services, or CHIPTS, with a five-year, $7.5 million grant. The […]

Suspending syringe services programs will result in an increase of HIV infections

Written by | 5 Mar 2022

Syringe services programs — sites where people who use drugs can access sterile syringes and dispose of injection equipment — often face political backlash. But a new study […]

Patient possibly cured of HIV infection by special stem-cell transplant

Written by | 23 Feb 2022

A patient living with HIV who received a blood stem cell transplant for high-risk acute myeloid leukemia has been free of the virus for 14 months after stopping […]

5,000-year-old man had the earliest known strain of plague

Written by | 7 Jul 2021

The oldest strain of Yersinia pestis–the bacteria behind the plague that caused the Black Death, which may have killed as much as half of Europe’s population in the 1300s–has […]

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