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Jul. 15, 2021
IAS – the International AIDS Society –calls for people living with HIV to be included in priority populations for COVID-19 vaccine rollout
Studies highlighted at IAS 2021 – the IAS
Conference on HIV Science – include global WHO analysis indicating HIV is a significant independent risk factor for severe COVID-19 illness at hospitalization and for in-hospital death.
New evidence on HIV and TB drug resistance, updates on acceptability of HIV prevention tools and increased risk faced by women and girls under COVID-19 lockdowns will also feature at virtual conference.