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January 15, 2021

Perceived Interruptions to HIV Prevention and Treatment Services Associated with COVID-19 for Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men in 20 Countries

More stringent pandemic control responses were correlated with decreased perceived access to HIV prevention and treatment services in a study of 10,654 men who have sex with men from 20 countries. For every ten-point increase in stringency, assessed with the Oxford Government Response Tracker Stringency Index, there was a 3% reduction in the prevalence of…

January 13, 2021

Clinical Outcomes and Inflammatory Markers by HIV Serostatus and Viral Suppression in a Large Cohort of Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19

A retrospective cohort study of 4,613 patients positive for SARS-CoV-2 admitted to a hospital in New York City between March 10 and May 11, 2020 found that people living with HIV had increased risk of intubation (aHR=1.73) but similar rates of acute kidney injury and in-hospital death as those without HIV. Most patients were either…

December 14, 2020

HIV Infection and COVID-19 Death: A Population-Based Cohort Analysis of UK Primary Care Data and Linked National Death Registrations within the OpenSAFELY Platform

A retrospective cohort study indicated that people with HIV in the UK (n = 27,480) had a higher risk of mortality from COVID-19 than those without HIV, after adjusting for age and sex (HR = 2.9). The risk remained high (HR = 2.6) after adjusting for index of multiple deprivation, smoking status, ethnicity, and obesity….