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Proposed HHS rule would strip Obama-era protections for LGBTQ individuals

From The Washington Post by Ariana Eunjung Cha Citing concerns about religious freedom, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Friday proposed a new rule that would effectively eliminate discrimination protections for LGBTQ individuals in all its grant programs. The most immediate impact would likely be on the nation’s $7 billion federally funded child-welfare […]

HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) study confirms correlates of risk associated with decrease in HIV transmission

Immune responses that are associated with a decreased risk of infection are called correlates of protection (CoP). Clinical trials that measure vaccine-induced antibody and cell-mediated immune responses help to define CoP to HIV, which are necessary to assess the efficacy of a promising HIV vaccine candidate. A pilot study led by senior authorsGeorgia Tomaras and Peter […]