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Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »

Vic hotspot alerts over aged care worker

Melbourne Central and Melbourne Airport have been listed as coronavirus hotspots after an aged care worker who flew to Adelaide tested positive for COVID-19. The woman in her 20s took off from Melbourne on Monday and is being treated as infectious by health authorities while in hotel quarantine. Victoria’s health department has declared the CBD… Read More »

Another Mysterious Jetpack Man Was Spotted Flying 6,000 Feet Over LAX

Airline crew members spotted a person in a jetpack flying at an altitude of 6,000 feet high near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Wednesday. This is the second such jetpack sighting near LAX in six weeks. The FBI is currently investigating both cases. Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: On Wednesday afternoon,… Read More »