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Public Health England’s annual report on HIV in London

PHE: Annual Epidemiological Spotlight on HIV in London 2014 data [PDF] Here’s some titbits: HIV remains an important public health problem in London with high and increasing rates of HIV and evidence of sustained HIV transmission in men who have sex with men (MSM).   It is of particular concern that a large proportion of people […]

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Commentary on summary of Penrose Inquiry report

7yrs after its initiation and with £12m spent, the Penrose Inquiry completed its findings into infection by blood transfusion and blood products in Scotland between 1974-1991; 1991 being the cut-off period of risk because of installed procedures against infection. The result was an 1800 page report which was branded a “whitewash” by people affected because […]

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