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Parent Versus Pediatrician: An Open Vaccine Debate

Open, scientific discussion is pivotal to progress in the medical field, but it’s something that remains elusive when it comes to vaccinations. Rather than address questions, concerns and inconsistencies head on via public debate and research, vaccine advocates often resort to name-calling, intimidation and threats against those who question the federal once-size-fits-all vaccine policy. Pediatricians… Read More »

Alert as Sydney CBD worker gets virus

An urgent virus alert has been issued for Sydney’s CBD after a worker tested positive to coronavirus. The man aged in his 40s was an office worker in the Hunter and Bligh street area. NSW chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant said the case was under investigation. “Anyone who has been in the northeastern part… Read More »

Working from home looks set to stay for public sector employees

Distributed workforces are driving widespread cloud migration and transforming the way the public sector manages and secures endpoints. READING, UK. December 16th, 2020 – Many public sector employees look set to remain working from home for the long-term, as a result of the pandemic. Public sector leaders reported that working from home was here to… Read More »

I’m living with HIV and have had the COVID vaccine

I’m fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Isn’t that an extraordinary statement? Twelve months ago nobody had heard of COVID-19. Yet here I am with vaccine-induced antibodies that provide a significant level of protection against a virus that has caused so much illness, death, grief, hardship and loneliness, and made 2020 miserable. I still can’t quite believe… Read More »

More weight gain in people starting HIV treatment with newer integrase inhibitors or darunavir

A US study has concluded that weight gain is greater by around 2 to 4 kg in HIV-positive people taking bictegravir or dolutegravir as part of their first antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared to their counterparts using other drug regimens. A similar effect was reported in those using the protease inhibitor darunavir. The study led by… Read More »