New stats from Public Health England show 10% drop in HIV diagnoses

Graham Robson November 3, 2020

Terrence Higgins Trust and National AIDS Trust respond to new HIV data showing 4,139 new HIV diagnoses in 2019, which represents a 10% drop in a year – 18% among gay and bisexual men, and 6% among heterosexuals.

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‘Urgent Action Needed’ – THT responds to new figures released from PHE

Graham Robson September 2, 2020

Terrence Higgins Trust responds to new figures from Public Health England, which show there were 468,342 STIs reported in England in 2019 – a 5% rise on 2018.

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GMB reacts to new coronavirus study from British Medical Journal

Graham Robson June 9, 2020

Trade union GMB has reacted to a new study published in the British Medical Journal, which reveals more than half of pregnant women recently admitted to UK hospitals with coronavirus were from a BAME background.

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General News

Report reveals flu vaccination not effective this year

Besi Besemar February 8, 2015

Despite this years flu vaccine being less effective than last year, Public Health England (PHE) recommended people in at risk groups to still get vaccinated.
New research from PHE has found that the seasonal influenza vaccine has provided low protection this winter against flu infection caused by one particular subtype, H3N2.

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