AIDS activists feel sense of d éjà vu as they watch the coronavirus policy battle unfold

A coalition of activists, frontline workers and public health professionals from the AIDS era are disturbed to see history repeat itself with COVID-19.
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As Pride month comes to a close, we reflect on 40 years ago when the world lived through another epidemic that suffered from misinformation and government inaction — the AIDS crisis. In this episode, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with CNN National Political Writer Brandon Tensley about lessons from the AIDS epidemic that could help the country better manage Covid-19 today.
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A coalition of activists, frontline workers and public health professionals from the AIDS era are disturbed to see history repeat itself with COVID-19.
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A coalition of activists, frontline workers and public health professionals from the AIDS era are disturbed to see history repeat itself with COVID-19.
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Source: AIDS - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research
The author and activist Alexander Chee asks: Are the parallels in the nature of the viruses, or just an old story about America that had never changed?
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(WASHINGTON) — Seizing on a medical milestone that doesn’t exist, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he thinks the same scientific expertise that produced a vaccine for AIDS can deliver one soon for COVID-19, too. There is no vaccine for AIDS. Trump also accused the previous administration of making no effort to stop abusive policing, ignoring a conspicuous drive by President Barack Obama to do just that. Trump addressed policing and the pandemic in remarks at the White House for the signing of an executive order encouraging better law enforcement practices. A day earlier, his vice president mischaracterized t...
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Abstract The full spectrum of COVID-19 is still emerging, although several studies have highlighted that patients infected with the novel coronavirus can potentially develop a hypercoagulable state. However, several aspects related to the incidence and pathophysiology of the association between COVID-19 and pulmonary embolism are not well established. Here, we present a case of a patient with COVID-19 who developed acute pulmonary embolism. Clinical and laboratory data and findings of non-enhanced CT indicate possibility of acute pulmonary embolism, and support the decision to proceed with computed tomography pulmonary ang...
Source: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical - Category: Tropical Medicine Source Type: research
In April 2020, Cochrane launched theCOVID-19 consumer rapid response group. Currently, nearly 100 people with lived experience related to COVID-19 have joined the group, signing up to offer their time, skills, and experience to get involved with Cochrane ’s work on COVID-19 rapid reviews and accommodate limited timelines. Thus far, 16 consumers have been connected with research teams for 13COVID-19 rapid reviews, either as members of author teams or as peer reviewers. Interested consumers can still become involved in the COVID-19 consumer rapid response group;  find out more and sign up.As the full implicat...
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Coronavirus has shone a spotlight on workplace productivity. Many of you are still working from home and juggling additional responsibilities of child care or schooling and household tasks.  Demands on you escalate to the point where you know you need a break, but don’t dare take one. A paradox is at work. In order to survive the crush in this unusual environment, you need some downtime more than ever. The Swedish tradition of fika might offer an answer. Fika is the Swedish practice of stopping work for a coffee break with friends and often a little something to eat. This is not the American coffee break of g...
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