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COVID study uncovers a surprise: Health workers may be at less risk than others

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Even unvaccinated health workers had a lower rate of lab-confirmed cases than the overall community – 1.33 per 10,000 person-days versus 1.96, researchers concluded Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: May 27, 2021  •  6 hours ago  •  5 minute read  •  52 Comments “We’re just not seeing… Read More »

Culturally tailored intervention results in fewer STIs and less condomless sex among Black women in criminal justice system

A randomised clinical trial found that Black justice-involved women who took part in an intervention to prevent STIs and HIV were 54% less likely to be diagnosed with an STI and reported 38% fewer acts of condomless anal and vaginal sex compared to the control group over one year of follow-up. The intervention featured themes… Read More »

For the first time since June, this state announced less than 2,000 new coronavirus cases

Florida announced on Monday that the number of new coronavirus cases per day throughout the state has dipped under 2,000, for the first time since June 15. This downturn comes after a weeks-long trend of declining cases statewide, according to The Daytona Beach News-Journal. The state had 1,885 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total to 623,471, the… Read More »

Mergers and acquisitions worth significantly less in Q2 compared to last year

The total value of global healthcare mergers and acquisitions for Q2 of 2020 is down significantly compared to both Q1 of this year and from Q2 of last year, according to tracking by S&P Global Market Intelligence. For Q2 2020, the aggregate transaction value was $ 12.26 billion compared to $ 29.31 billion in Q1… Read More »