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Gentrification and declining Black population may be a key factor behind San Francisco’s declining HIV rates

Dramatic declines in HIV diagnoses in San Francisco have been attributed to testing, treatment and PrEP, but the declining Black population in the city is an unexamined factor, Dr Jade Pagkas-Bather of the University of Chicago and colleagues argue in the December issue of The Lancet HIV. There has been a 22% fall in San… Read More »

Coronavirus leaves behind 42 percent plunge in emergency department visits: report

Visits to U.S. emergency departments fell by 42 percent during the early COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The numbers fell from an average of 2.1 million visits per week from March 31 to April 27 of last year, to 1.2 million per week during the same… Read More »