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Italy and France requiring COVID-19 vaccination or negative tests to engage in nightlife and recreation

Italy and France have mandated citizens to prove they have been vaccinated or tested negative for COVID-19 to return to pre-pandemic life activities, attempting to fight off another surge caused by the highly transmissible delta variant. THE COVID-19 VARIANTS HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE WATCHING “The ‘green pass’ is an instrument which Italians have been using for… Read More »

Viral suppression in Uganda improved by more viral load tests, done faster

Simple measures to improve the ordering and turnaround of viral load tests in Uganda significantly improved viral suppression after one year, a cluster-randomised trial reported this week at the Eleventh International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science found. Although viral load testing is a well-established procedure in Uganda’s national HIV treatment programme, its uptake could… Read More »