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Start retraining for social interactions

But after a year spent internalising public health precautions for social distancing and mask-wearing, the prospect of readjusting to in-person social engagements may be a daunting one. For many, it provokes a sense of profound discomfort, apprehension or ambivalence. “It’s a new version of anxiety,” said Dr Lucy McBride, an internist in Washington who writes… Read More »

African studies explore reasons to start, stick with or stop PrEP

This year’s HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) virtual conference featured a large number of sessions examining PrEP usage and discontinuation rates among a variety of users, especially in Africa. Many of the presentations looked at factors that worked as incentives to keep taking PrEP. There is interest in this because, despite higher initiation rates in a… Read More »

Amy Coney Barrett Was Confirmed to the Supreme Court and Will Start Working As Early As Tomorrow

Amy Coney Barrett was just confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Senate confirmed her in a narrow 52-48 vote. She will start work as early as tomorrow, according to CNN. Amid arguments against filling late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court before the presidential election is decided, the Senate… Read More »