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One of the most successful ways of managing the COVID-19 pandemic is to test as many patients as possible in a timely manner. Most test results can take up to 48 hours to receive in the meantime the patient must self isolate.
A new study has suggested a spit test could be the future for COVID-19 testing. The BBC has investigated this further:
Latest results have shown that a coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford has shown positive results in triggering an immune response to COVID-19.
Read the latest article from the BBC https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-53469839
Many of the iconic figures who have pioneered the global response to HIV/AIDS over the past four decades are worried. Anthony Fauci, Peter Piot, Quarraisha Abdool Karim, and Salim Abdool Karim—and many others—see rising threats to the remarkable historical gains achieved in preventing and treating HIV/AIDS. This risk of regression grows out of many factors: complacency, barriers to reaching vulnerable and marginalized populations, distractions, the power of the HIV virus in the absence of a vaccine or cure, and now the colossal force of the coronavirus pandemic.
HIV/AIDS leaders, joined with people living with the threat of HIV/AIDS in the American South, South Africa, and Ukraine, open the first episode of The Pandemic Paradox - HIV on the Edge.
Watch the Opening chapter here
Whilst the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, it has just emerged that a new strain of flu has been identified with the ability to become the next pandemic.
View the article here
The Global Health Security Network is thrilled to announce that the following organizations and institutions have signed up to a group membership.
A huge thank you to all our new members!
The World Health Organisation has reported the largest single day rise in confirmed coronavirus cases globally. With many countries beginning to enter life out of lockdown there has been a spike in numbers.
Read SBS article on the increase in coronavirus cases https://www.sbs.com.au/news/who-has-reported-the-largest-single-day-rise-in-confirmed-coronavirus-cases-globally
Our Keynote Speaker for the first GHSN webinar (Professor Kelley Lee) talks to the Atlantic about the history, necessity and vulnerability of the World Health Organization.
There has been much speculation over when COVID-19 first emerged. The article below from the BBC investigates when it may have potentially started.