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It’s possible to end HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs in low- and middle-income countries

HIV incidence is below 0.1% per year among people who inject drugs in a large Vietnamese city, Professor Don Des Jarlais and colleagues report in the December issue of AIDS. They say the data clearly demonstrate that it is possible to achieve very low HIV incidence – ‘to end an HIV epidemic’ – among people… Read More »

Rugby star launches new wine label

The curse of coronavirus may have put an early end to revered rugby star Matt Giteau’s final season with Japan’s Suntory Sungoliath this year, but that doesn’t mean the Canberra-based father of three has spent 2020 being idle. Unless, of course, you count sampling the odd rosé or three as bunking off. While so many… Read More »

Mum rakes in $50k for COVID-killing spray

A NSW mum has raked in more than $ 50,000 after inventing a COVID-19 killing spray that sold out in less than six hours. Southern Highlands mother of four Sophie Westlake used her science background to kickstart an all-Australian-made coronavirus killing disinfectant known as Virosol after coming to the realisation there was a lack of… Read More »