Related: M-A: Epidemiology and outcomes of COVID-19 in HIV-infected individuals – HIV is a significant risk factor for acquiring SARS-CoV-2 infection and is associated with a higher risk of mortality.
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🆕 report confirms that #HIV infection is a significant independent risk factor for both severe/critical #COVID19 presentation at hospital admission & in-hospital mortality. 23.1% of all people living with HIV who were hospitalized with COVID-19, died.
— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) July 16, 2021