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Development of children of HIV-positive mothers continues to be impaired, says Zimbabwe study

Children more likely to be stunted or underweight, despite ART rollout and food security measures Maternal HIV status is associated with the risks of having undernourished children, according to research conducted in Zimbabwe and published in AIDS. The prevalence of stunted growth, being underweight and wasting were compared between the children of HIV-positive and HIV-negative… Read More »

COVID-19 volume declines mostly uniform, but higher in Black, Latino neighborhoods, study shows

Dive Brief: Erosion in the volume of hospital inpatient admissions during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic was remarkably uniform, a study published Thursday in Health Affairs concluded. The volumes began to bounce back significantly in June. However, there were some differences among demographic groups. Admissions among patients living in majority Black and Latino… Read More »

COVID-19 disproportionately affects health coverage of minorities, study finds

At least five million Black and Hispanic people could lose their health insurance as a result of the pandemic, according to a new analysis from Avalere. The healthcare consulting firm used insurance distribution rates by race prior to the pandemic and the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ February to April unemployment figures to estimate the number… Read More »