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Big falls in new HIV cases in France after achievement of two UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets

Expanding antiretroviral treatment to cover all people with HIV and reaching the second and third of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets have resulted in big falls in the proportion of people in France diagnosed with primary or recent HIV infection, investigators report in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Between 2013 and 2017, the proportion of newly diagnosed people… Read More »

China finds more cases of African swine fever on Hainan island

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has detected new cases of African swine fever in six farms across four locations in Hainan province, the agriculture ministry said on Sunday, adding to two earlier cases of the contagious disease identified in the province on Friday. The disease, which is fatal to pigs but harmless in humans, has spread… Read More »

Hospital-acquired sepsis cases drop, but treatment costs rise, report finds

Dive Brief: Healthcare consulting company Premier reported a 15% drop in hospital-associated sepsis cases among member hospitals over the past three years. But the news is not all good. Patients who develop sepsis in the hospital are 10% more likely to experience the worst kind, septic shock, raising the average per-case cost of treating the… Read More »