Prescriptions for anti-anxiety medications and sleep aids have risen during the pandemic, prompting some doctors to warn about the possibility of long-term #addiction and misuse of these medications.
As Americans were dying during the AIDS crisis, Larry Kramer fought tirelessly for a full governmental and societal shift in how we responded to the pandemic. His work is still a model for how to fight for change during a public health crisis. RIP Larry (6/25/35 - 5/27/20)
"I don't consider myself an artist. I consider myself a very opinionated man who uses words as fighting tool" RIP Larry Kramer; the fighter, the activist, the writer that helped change how we all saw the AIDS pandemic and LGTB+ identity.
TONIGHT 5PM: Dr. Fauci at the forefront of HIV-AIDS research and COVID-19. First Coast News shares a local man's story and how his words may help all of us during this pandemic.
It's too early to know how many Americans with HIV are dying of coronavirus. But for blacks, already more likely to die from HIV/AIDS than any other group in America, it's a double pandemic — two lethal and incurable viruses hitting at once.
(Keep thinking: I’ve a Masters in Public Health; wrote my doctoral dissertation on global efforts to tackle AIDS pandemic; co-authored a book on global health governance; teach MPH courses on health systems & global health & I’m not qualified to lead a national #covid19 effort.)
Dr. Peter Piot is one of the most renowned virologists on the planet. Piot helped to discover the Ebola virus and led the fight against HIV/Aids. He tells me that some approaches have brought new infections down but warns the pandemic is "not over until it's over everywhere."
“We are in this together.” @SchoofsFeed lived through the AIDS epidemic. Here is his advice on how to survive the coronavirus pandemic 🧵