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UK ‘swamped’ with mutant COVID strain

Hospitals are rationing oxygen and ambulances are waiting outside for as long as nine hours outside to hand over patients as the UK’s health system buckles under the growing pressures of COVID-19. Staff are preparing for the situation to reach its worst point in the coming weeks, with hospitals struggling to cope with the sheer… Read More »

Scientists discover new HIV strain

Scientists have discovered a new subtype of HIV with an Australian expert saying there was no cause for alarm. The subtype of the virus was discovered in 2001, but new DNA sequencing technology helped scientists confirm the new strain. The sequence discovery was published on Thursday in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. The… Read More »