In July, a fifty-year-old Spaniard who had not visited any endemic countries was diagnosed with the chikungunya virus. Most likely, the infection occurred in his home town. This is not the first time the tropical virus has been transmitted in Europe. A publication in eLIFE shows that the distribution of the transmitting mosquito covers a great part of Europe. Continue reading
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American researchers of the Yale University School of Medicine and the Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion in Pittsburgh have discovered that men with HIV need fewer drinks to experience the effects of alcohol than uninfected men. Their research was recently published in AIDS and Behavior. Continue reading