Hiv care

Ministry of Health opens site for COVID-19 booster injections

OCALA, Florida– The Marion County Department of Health is making an appointment to give third Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 injections to immunocompromised residents of Marion County. Meetings will be scheduled for the next four Saturdays starting Saturday August 28 at Liberty Middle School, 4773 SW 95th St., Ocala. Meetings will …

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Tarrant County gives COVID boosters to immunocompromised – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Tarrant County Public Health Department said third-dose COVID-19 booster vaccines are now available at all TCPH vaccination clinics for immunocompromised North Texans. Vaccines can be given as early as 28 days after the second dose of Moderna vaccine or the now fully approved Pfizer vaccine. Eligibility conditions for immunocompromised: …

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As the city’s housing crisis deepens, ACT UP Philly ‘Airs Mayor Kenney’s Dirty Laundry’

Sign up for our daily email newsletter to stay up to date with the latest local news across Philadelphia. On August 11, Tumar Alexander, CEO of Philadelphia said a crowded auditorium at Lewis Elkins Elementary School, the city prefers a service approach to camp resolutions – government language for encampment …

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HIV positive teenager goes from Damoh to Jabalpur for treatment gets help from local group

Jabalpur / Damoh (MP), August 22 (PTI) A 15-year-old HIV-positive boy whose parents said on Sunday that he disappeared from his home in Damoh three days ago reached Jabalpur where a local organization gave him refuge.Some acquaintances said the boy clung to the back ladder of a bus to travel …

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Researchers Highlight Administration of CAR T-Cell Therapy Using Modified AAV

In a preclinical study, the researchers were able to show that their modified adeno-associated virus (AAV) vector safely delivered the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) gene into host cells and produced enough CAR T cells to cause effective tumor regression and induce anti-tumor immunological reactions. characteristics in a mouse model of …

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College of Medicine Appoints Diversity Officer | News from the FIU

Cheryl Holder, MD, has been appointed Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Initiatives (ODEICI) at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM). “In his new role, Dr Holder will lead HWCOM in creating new pipeline programs and advocating for inclusion and social justice in all aspects of HWCOM …

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The cost of HIV prevention drugs PrEP remains high for many despite efforts to address the problem

While many celebrated the recent move to make HIV prevention drugs free on most insurance plans, those who are uninsured have felt the gap between them and their life-saving treatment has widened further. “The story we continue to meet is that it’s not just the cost of the pill. Now …

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Why these Charlotte advocates think her ‘harmful’ comments will turn young people living with HIV back

As DaBaby’s recent use of homophobic and HIV-stigmatizing language at a music festival in Miami continues to ignite the fire, 11 national LGBTQ and HIV / AIDS organizations sent the North Carolina-based rapper an open letter requesting a private conversation about education, prejudice and advocacy. “We heard your inaccurate and …

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HIV organizations say more work needs to be done to reach black women

Pamela Goodwin started Women In Motion, an Indianapolis-based nonprofit, after recognizing she was at high risk for contracting HIV, the virus that leads to AIDS. She wants to help other women – especially women of color – in the same situation. But Goodwin said it was difficult for many black …

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Florida leads the country in children hospitalized with COVID | Florida Trend Healthcare – Florida Trend

Florida leads the country in children hospitalized with COVID The Sunshine State leads the nation in another alarming coronavirus statistic: children hospitalized with COVID-19. Florida had 32 COVID-19 pediatric hospitalizations per day between July 24 and July 30, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Adjusted for the …

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