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What Is Known about the New AY.4.2 “Delta Plus” Variant

October 28th 2021

The new AY.4.2 "Delta plus" COVID-19 variant is gaining prevalence abroad and is estimated to be slightly more transmissible.

Addressing Acceptance and Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

October 28th 2021

A new study assessed the vaccine acceptance and access among Black and Latinx communities.

First Responders Have a Higher Risk of COVID-19 Infection than Other Essential Workers

October 27th 2021

First responders are twice as likely to become infected with COVID-19 in the workplace as health care workers and other essential workers, and this increases significantly after adjusting for cofounding factors.

Gilead and Merck Begin Phase 2 Trials for Islatravir and Lenacapavir Combination HIV Treatment

October 27th 2021

The once-weekly regimen of islatravir and lenacapavir is Merck and Gilead’s first clinical trial since collaborating to develop long-acting HIV treatment options.

Public Health Watch: WHO Launches New Effort to Investigate Origins of COVID-19

October 27th 2021

The World Health Organization's (WHO) newly formed Scientific Advisory Group on the Origins of Novel Pathogens (SAGO) will lay the groundwork for future identification of future disease threats.


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