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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 »

Sutton faces grilling over contact tracing

Victoria chief health officer Brett Sutton has faced a grilling into the state’s handling of the destructive second wave of the coronavirus. The parliamentary inquiry focused on contract tracing and the testing regime in Victoria, assessing how the health department responded to the pandemic. Dr Sutton said authorities began to be overwhelmed in its efforts… Read More »

Hand sanitiser recalled due to concerns over safety issues

There has been a recall issued by the Department of Agriculture on a batch of hand sanitiser. The notice has come due to fears prolonged use may cause dermatitis, eye irritation, upper respiratory system irritation and headaches. Virapro Hand Sanitiser (PCS 100409) has been removed from the ‘Biocidal Product Register’. A statement from the Department of Education… Read More »

Uncertainty over who ran Vic quarantine

Two senior bureaucrats who oversaw hotel quarantine in Victoria have admitted they didn’t know who was in charge of the program. About 99 per cent of the state’s second wave of COVID-19 can be traced back to returned overseas travellers who quarantined at two hotels. Pam Williams and Merrin Bamert from the Department of Health… Read More »

Asian American Students Face Bullying Over COVID

Annie Ortega-Long, education director, Los Angeles Regional Office, Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Megan Nevels, assistant education director, Los Angeles Regional Office, Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Nicholas Turton, spokesperson, Stop AAPI Hate. Yaya Yuan, director of education and mentoring programs, Apex for Youth, New York City. Shi Yan Liu, high school student, Brooklyn, NY. Limin Li, high school… Read More »

Louisiana Warned Nearly 700 Businesses Over Covid-19 Precautions In July

TOPLINE While the number of Covid-19 cases in Louisiana surged in July, so too did the state’s crackdown on businesses that failed to comply with mitigation measures, with authorities issuing warnings to nearly 700 businesses. Closed bars in the famous French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sean Gardner/Getty Images KEY FACTS The 698 Louisiana businesses… Read More »

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