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People with HIV experienced “significant pandemic stress,” isolation, stigma and concerns about long COVID, finds a recent survey.
Studies suggest the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus prevents lung tissue repair and regeneration.
Co-occurring health disorders appear to contribute to increased risk, NIH study suggests.
Two new studies come to different conclusions about the risk for severe illness and death.
Questions remain about whether people with HIV are more at risk for severe COVID-19, as evidence to date is mixed.
Nine key findings from a survey of HIV-positive people 50 and older. Plus: A special report on aging with HIV during COVID-19.
Age, underlying medical conditions, race/ethnicity and economic status all play a role in determining the risk for severe illness.
However, people with cirrhosis alone were as likely to die as those with both cirrhosis and COVID-19.
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