Could HIV infection alter the clinical course of SARS-CoV-2 infection? When less is better

J Med Virol. 2020 Oct;92(10):1777-1778. doi: 10.1002/jmv.25881. Epub 2020 Jul 11.


Recently, the first case of HIV and SARS‐CoV‐2 infection was reported in the literature. With this letter, we proposed a hypothesis that could explain the interaction between HIV infection and the clinical course of SARS‐CoV‐2 infection.

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Publication types

  • Letter
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19*
  • China
  • Coinfection*
  • Coronavirus Infections* / epidemiology
  • HIV Infections* / complications
  • HIV Infections* / epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral* / epidemiology
  • SARS-CoV-2