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State Department has warned against travel to 80% of the world. Here’s what you need to know

urbazon | E+ | Getty Images You may want to reconsider any plans to travel abroad. That’s the recommendation from the U.S. State Department, which updated its Travel Advisories list this week warning Americans against foreign travel to include about 80% of countries worldwide. Calling the risks the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic poses to travelers as… Read More »

Antibiotics to prevent STIs – for or against?

There is ongoing scientific debate regarding how best to prevent, manage and reduce rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A possible future option is STI prophylaxis – taking medications either prior to (pre-), or shortly after (post-), exposure to an STI in order to prevent infection. However, this raises concerns regarding the development of antibiotic… Read More »

CDC Virus Testing Guidance Was Posted Against Scientists’ Objections

A heavily criticized recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month about who should be tested for the coronavirus was not written by C.D.C. scientists and was posted to the agency’s website despite their serious objections, according to several people familiar with the matter as well as internal documents obtained by The… Read More »