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Kaposi Sarcoma remains common in persons living with HIV

May 19, 2022

Making the point in response to a recent article in AIDS showing that “Black patients had higher mortality than white or Hispanic patients (hazard ratio 2.07, 95% confidence interval 1.12–3.82), even after adjusting for covariates. This mortality difference correlates with higher rates of advanced Kaposi‘s sarcoma disease and KS-IRIS in black patients compared with other … Continued

UNC research program studies COVID-19 variants

February 2, 2022

While a COVID PCR test indicates whether or not there is genetic viral material in an individual sample, the technique does not reveal the specific variant of coronavirus that made a person sick.  

UNC expert says omicron variant will likely be in NC by end of year | CBS 17

December 2, 2021

https://www.cbs17.com/news/north-carolina-news/unc-expert-says-omicron-variant-will-likely-be-in-nc-by-end-of-year/ UNC expert says omicron variant will likely be in NC by end of year | CBS 17 RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – A leading expert tracking the spread of the COVID-19 variants says he expects the Omicron variant will be detected in North Carolina before the end of the year, but that a lot is … Continued