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How should we care for older people with HIV?

As people living with HIV are living into old age, clinicians are developing new models of care. Dr Tom Levett and colleagues in Brighton, England, have recently described a combined HIV and geriatrics clinic – the Silver Clinic – that was designed to meet the needs of such patients by combining HIV care with geriatric… Read More »

Coronavirus surges across Midwest strain staffing, intensive care capacity

As the U.S. broke past 100,000 new daily coronavirus cases on Wednesday, some states across the Midwest reported grappling with strained staffing and nearing intensive care capacity, per news reports. Across Minnesota, for instance, state director of infectious disease Kris Ehresmann said 92% of beds in intensive care units (ICUs) were full, per the Duluth News… Read More »

Walter Wallace Jr. received mental health care days before shooting

Loading the player… Walter Wallace Jr. received mental health care at a crisis center three days before he was fatally shot by Philadelphia police officers.  Wallace Jr. regularly used the outpatient services at the West Philadelphia Consortium, a mental health crisis response center, and had recently resumed treatment, according to executive director John White, per… Read More »

Many Health Care Workers Who Have Coronavirus Don’t Have Symptoms: Study

TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 — Four in 10 health care workers who test positive for COVID-19 don’t have symptoms, which means they could unknowingly spread the disease to co-workers and patients, researchers say. For the new study, the research team reviewed 97 studies that included more than 230,000 health care workers in 24 countries. Rates… Read More »