infectious diseases

What Would It Take To End HIV Forever?

What Would It Take To End HIV Forever?

During his State of the Union address in February, U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated a promise he had made a year earlier: By 2030, the United States would bring an end to the HIV/AIDS epidemic that first took root nearly 40 years ago. It’s the sort of sweeping assurance that…

Mould Linked To A Seventh Death At Seattle’s Children Hospital

Mould Linked To A Seventh Death At Seattle’s Children Hospital

Mould infestations at a Washington state hospital have claimed yet another life, according to the deceased’s family. On Wednesday, 5-month-old Elizabeth Hutt died, following months of complications from a mould infection her family says she contracted at Seattle’s Children Hospital. If accurate, it would be the seventh documented death connected…