What people living with HIV need to know about HIV and COVID-19

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COVID-19 is a serious disease and all people living with HIV should take all recommended preventive measures to minimize exposure to, and prevent infection by, the virus that causes COVID-19. As in the general population, older people living with HIV or people living with HIV with heart or lung problems may be at a higher risk of becoming infected with the virus and of suffering more serious symptoms.

Organisation (author): 
UNAIDS
Category: 
guidance and advice
Date: 
19 March 2020
Location: 
Geneva
Access: 
Open access
Publisher: 
UNAIDS
Geographical scope: 
World
Document language: 
English
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