2020 Archives

White Counties Stand Apart: The Primacy of Residential Segregation in COVID-19 and HIV Diagnoses

AIDS Patient Care and STDs Vol. 34, No. 10 | Clinical and Epidemiologic Research

HIV and COVID-19: What Do We Know Now? 

POZ | December 30, 2020

Why you should wear a mask even after getting COVID-19 or the vaccine 

CNET | December 29, 2020

Immune deficiency is a risk factor for severe COVID-19 in people living with HIV

The Authors. HIV Medicine published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of British HIV Association | December 27, 2020

COVID-19: Considerations for People with HIV

IDSA | December 22, 2020

Are COVID-19 vaccines safe for people living with HIV? 

Reuters | December 22, 2020

Results of NIH-Sponsored ACTIV-3 Trial Published

NIH | December 22, 2020

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Interim Recommendation for Use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, December 2020

CDC | December 13, 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

The Lancet | December 11, 2020

Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers: Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to Prevent Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Individuals 16 Years of Age and Older

FDA | December 2020

Saliva in the Diagnosis of COVID-19: A Review and New Research Directions

PubMed | December 2020

IMPLICATIONS OF CORONAVIRUS: COVID-19's Impact on Southern Black Communities

ADAP Advocacy Association / Southern Black Policy & Advocacy Network

AstraZeneca-Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine Data Indicates Shot Is Up To 90% Effective

Wall Street Journal | November 23, 2020

Moderna vaccine appears 95 percent effective in early tests 

dbrnews.com | November 16, 2020

COVID-19 Fatality Rate Down 30% Since April Study Finds

Medscape | November 16, 2020

Study: 21% of Discharged COVID-19 Patients Dead, Readmitted after 60 Days

Contagion | November 16, 2020

Transmission of SARS-COV-2 Infections in Households — Tennessee and Wisconsin, April–September 2020

CDC | November 6, 2020

COVID-19 Risk in PWH: Addressing Common Patient Concerns

Trained Ore. dentists can now vaccinate patients

Dr. Bicuspid | November 2, 2020

Big Ideas in Brief on HIV Telehealth and also on Sustaining HIV Programs Through COVID-19 and Beyond

O’Neill Institute | October 2020

Supporting HIV Programs Through COVID-19 and Beyond Is Critical to Improving Health Equity

O’Neill Institute | October 2020

Diagnostic Salivary Tests for SARS-CoV-2

Journal of Dental Research | October 31, 2020

‘A whole lot of hurt’: Fauci warns of covid-19 surge, offers blunt assessment of Trump’s response

Washington Post | October 31, 2020

A weekly digest of resources, tools and updates to support healthcare teams in the fight against the coronavirus

Elsevier Healthcare Hub | October 27, 2020

The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known as aaa+®, pleased to share its latest blog: During COVID-19, strength is knowing that it's okay not to be okay

ADAP | October 22, 2020

Studies Point To Big Drop In COVID-19 Death Rates

NPR | October 20, 2020

COVID-19 Disrupts PrEP Starts, Refills, HIV/STI Testing in Boston Clinic

NATAP | AIDS 2020: 23rd International AIDS Conference Virtual, July 6-10, 2020

JADA Report Finds COVID-19 Rate Among Dentists Less Than One Percent

ADA | October 15, 2020

Fauci on coronavirus herd immunity: ‘That is nonsense and very dangerous’

Yahoo News | October 15, 2020

Response to COVID-19 Herd Immunity Declaration

Contagion | October 14, 2020

Factors Influencing Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Among Young Adults Aged 18–23 Years — Winnebago County, Wisconsin, March–July 2020

CDC | October 9, 2020

Transmission Dynamics by Age Group in COVID-19 Hotspot Counties — United States, April–September 2020

CDC | October 9, 2020

COVID-19's Impact on Older Adults Living with HIV & Long-Term Survivors

ADAP | October 8, 2020

Why Anthony Fauci is happy being the "skunk" on the Coronavirus Task Force 

Science Magazine | October 3, 2020

Risk of COVID-19 During Air Travel

JAMA Network | October 1, 2020

Rethinking Covid-19 Test Sensitivity — A Strategy for Containment

New England Journal of Medicine | September 30, 2020

The Checkup: Most African countries avoiding large coronavirus outbreaks 

Berkshire Eagle | September 27, 2020

California requires COVID tracking in LGBTQ community under bill signed by Newsom 

San Francisco Chronicle | September 27, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CDC | September 25, 2020

How COVID-19 Spreads

CDC | September 21, 2020

More than 6M likely without dental coverage due to COVID-19

Dr. Bicuspid | September 18, 2020

Dental teams not at risk of getting COVID-19 at work, study finds

Dr. Bicuspid | September 9, 2020

HIV/AIDS Bureau COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions Available

HRSA | September 2020

Drug companies issue rare joint pledge on vaccine safety amid political fears

The Hill | Sept. 8, 2020

Dentists Should Be Offered Early Access To SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine, ADA Says

ADA News | September 4, 2020

COVID-19 reinfection – in depth

Prevent Epidemics | August 22-28, 2020

Resources to Help Navigate the Fast-Moving COVID-19 Vaccine R&D Landscape

AVAC | August 24, 2020

No Evidence of SARS-CoV-2 Seminal Shedding Despite SARS-CoV-2 Persistence in the Upper Respiratory Tract 

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Aug 7;7(8):ofaa325. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa325. eCollection 2020 Aug

Coronavirus exacerbates disparities for Floridians with HIV/AIDS 

Los Angeles Blade | August 20, 2020

Here's What Scientists Know So Far About The Intersection Of HIV And The Coronavirus Pandemic 

Forbes | August 20, 2020

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Involving Residents Receiving Dialysis in a Nursing Home — Maryland, April 2020

CDC | August 11, 2020

Facility-Wide Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes — Seven U.S. Jurisdictions, March–June 2020

CDC | August 11, 2020

Hospitalization Rates and Characteristics of Children Aged <18 Years Hospitalized with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 — COVID-NET, 14 States, March 1–July 25, 2020

CDC | August 7, 2020

SARS-CoV-2 Transmission and Infection Among Attendees of an Overnight Camp — Georgia, June 2020

CDC | August 7, 2020

Characteristics and Outcomes of Contacts of COVID-19 Patients Monitored Using an Automated Symptom Monitoring Tool — Maine, May–June 2020

CDC | August 7, 2020

Groups protest exclusion of HIV-infected people from coronavirus vaccine trials 

Science Magazine | August 1, 2020

After Early Success, South Africa Buckles Under Coronavirus Surge 

Wall Street Journal | July 26, 2020

Symptom Duration and Risk Factors for Delayed Return to Usual Health Among Outpatients with COVID-19 in a Multistate Health Care Systems Network — United States, March–June 2020

MMWR Early Release - Vol. 69, July 24, 2020

Antibody "Cocktail" Could Offer Potent Treatment, Prevention of COVID-19 

AJMC.com Managed Markets Network | July 23, 2020

Clinical characteristics, comorbidities and outcomes among persons with HIV hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 in Atlanta, GA

PubMed | July 14, 2020

Fauci: No clear evidence HIV heightens coronavirus risk 

Washington Blade | July 11, 2020

WHO Official Cites AIDS as Guide to Addressing Coronavirus Pandemic 

Tasnim News Agency | July 11, 2020

HIV and COVID-19: Two viruses collide 

Texas Medical Center News | July 10, 2020

Coping with COVID-19: scaling up virtual care to standard practice

Nature Medicine | April 14, 2020

The silent spread of Covid-19, the present mood of Americans and the conclusion of Pride Month

The New York Times | June 28, 2020

HAB COVID-19 Information for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Recipients and Partners webpage.

HRSA | June 2020

Characteristics Associated with Hospitalization Among Patients with COVID-19 — Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, March–April 2020

CDC | June 26, 2020

Characteristics of Women of Reproductive Age with Laboratory-Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 Infection by Pregnancy Status — United States, January 20–June 7, 2020 

CDC | June 26, 2020

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program COVID-19 FAQs webpage

HRSA | June 2020

Grantee Spotlight: Coping with COVID-19 – A Q&A with Grady Health System

Delta Dental | June 25, 2020

The Intersection of Health Disparities, COVID-19, and HIV

KFF - Lindsey Dawson

Younger Adults Are Increasingly Testing Positive For The Coronavirus 

WABE 90.1 FM | June 20, 2020

Olfactory and gustatory dysfunctions due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19): a review of current evidence

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Jun 17. doi: 10.1007/s00405-020-06120-6

Fact Sheet: Explaining Operation Warp Speed

HHS | June 16, 2020

Interim Guidance for Communities of Faith During COVID-19

CDC | June 16, 2020

COVID-19 in Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups

CDC | June 16, 2020

Physical Inactivity is More Common Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities in Most States

CDC | June 16, 2020

HRSA HAB COVID-19 FAQ Webpage Update

HRSA | June 2020

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Emergency Department Visits — United States, January 1, 2019–May 30, 2020

CDC | June 12, 2020

Public Attitudes, Behaviors, and Beliefs Related to COVID-19, Stay-at-Home Orders, Nonessential Business Closures, and Public Health Guidance — United States, New York City, and Los Angeles, May 5–12, 2020

CDC | June 12, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci: New surge in COVID-19 cases possible 

KOMO News | June 12, 2020

HIV Not Linked to Increased Risk for Severe COVID-19 

Infectious Disease Advisor | June 3, 2020


Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Emergency Department Visits — United States, January 1, 2019–May 30, 2020

CDC | June 3, 2020

Which Drugs Are Showing Actual Efficacy in Killing the Virus? A Comprehensive Overview of New Therapies Against COVID-19

VuMedi | May 25, 2020

HIV Lessons for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

O’Neill Institute | May 2020

NY Case-Control Study Hints at Similar COVID-19 Outcomes With or Without HIV
Younger US Group With Severe COVID-19 More Likely to be Obese

Dear Colleague Letter: CDC Guidance on PrEP During COVID-19

CDC | May 15, 2020

UNAIDS Special Ambassador, Neo Masisi, issues awareness message on COVID-19 to young people and people living with HIV in Botswana

UNAIDS | May 14, 2020

An HIV Researcher Explains How Socioeconomic Factors Affect The Impact Of The Coronavirus ... 

Forbes | May 13, 2020

EUA Authorized Serology Test Performance

FDA | May 13, 2020

COVID-19: International Respirator Purchase

CDC | May 11, 2020

Online Event: A Conversation with Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS

CSIS | May 6, 2020

UNAIDS urges countries to stay focused on HIV prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic

UNAIDS | May 6, 2020

COVID-19 in Correctional and Detention Facilities — United States, February–April 2020

CDC | May 6, 2020

FDA authorizing the emergency use of remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19

The HIV response provides a blueprint to tackle Covid-19 – we must harness the power of community

The Telegraph UK | May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Outbreak Among Three Affiliated Homeless Service Sites — King County, Washington, 2020

CDC | May 1, 2020

Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Prevalence in Homeless Shelters — Four U.S. Cities, March 27–April 15, 2020

CDC | May 1, 2020

This is South Africa's third major pandemic in 100 years. It has learned its lessons. 

Washington Post | May 1, 2020

Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes of Adult Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19 — Georgia, March 2020

CDC | April 29, 2020

UNAIDS and MPact are extremely concerned about reports that LGBTI people are being blamed and abused during the COVID-19 outbreak

UNAIDS | April 27, 2020

ACEI/ARBs linked with survival in hypertensive, Chinese COVID-19 patients

Cardiology News | April 22, 2020

Interim Guidance for COVID-19 and Persons with HIV

AIDSinfo | April 21, 2020

How does coronavirus kill? Clinicians trace a ferocious rampage through the body, from brain to toes

ScienceMag.org | April 17, 2020

Special Considerations for People with HIV

IDSA | April 17, 2020

WHO Report: HIV+ COVID Responses

NATAP | April 16, 2020

Physicians Launch HIV and COVID-19 Registry

POZ | April 16, 2020

COVID-19 in patients with HIV: clinical case series

NATAP | April 15, 2020

HRSA HAB COVID-19 FAQ Webpage Update

HRSA | April 15, 2020

HIV+ & COVID - response to this virus by HIV+ in China

NATAP | April 14, 2020

Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines on the Treatment and Management of Patients with COVID-19

Published by IDSA, 4/11/2020

Magic Johnson compares coronavirus impact on black community to HIV/AIDS 

The Hill | April 10, 2020

COVID-19 and AIDS crisis: NYC gays see parallels, contrasts 

KPRC Click2Houston | April 2020

Private Insurance Policies Expanding Access to Health Care for People Living with HIV and Viral Hepatitis During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

NASTAD | April 10, 2020

Fauci and Birx worked together at the dawn of the AIDS crisis. Thirty-seven years later, they are partners in fighting the coronavirus

Washington Post | April 5, 2020

We must act now to reduce the likely impact of COVID-19 in Africa

The Reporter | April 4, 2020

COVID-19 – Special Considerations for People Living with HIV 04/03/20

IDSA and HIVMA | April 3, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance for Respiratory Protection During N95 Shortage Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

U.S. Department of Labor | April 3, 2020

New Video Available on Medicare Coverage and Payment of Virtual Services

Medicare Learning Network | April 3, 2020

They survived the HIV crisis. Now New York's aging gay population is confronting another plague

Washington Post | April 3, 2020

Asymptomatic and Presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Residents of a Long-Term Care Skilled Nursing Facility — King County, Washington, March 2020

CDC | April 3, 2020

Preliminary Estimates of the Prevalence of Selected Underlying Health Conditions Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 — United States, February 12–March 28, 2020

CDC | April 3, 2020

Top HIV scientist dies from coronavirus in 'huge blow' to the global fight against HIV/AIDS 

PinkNews | April 2, 2020

HAB COVID-19 FAQ Webpage Update

HRSA | April 2, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Provides Updated Guidance to Address the Urgent Need for Blood During the Pandemic

FDA | April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis is Exerting a Mental Health Toll On All Of Us 

MarylandReporter.com | April 1, 2020

Presymptomatic Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 — Singapore, January 23–March 16, 2020

CDC | April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide

National Alliance for Mental  Illness | April 2020

COVID-19: Modes of transmission of virus causing COVID-19: implications for IPC precaution recommendations

WHO | March 29, 2020

New Clinical Strategies & Challenges in Aging with HIV, COVID-19

NATAP | March 27, 2020

Available Weapons to Fight COVID-19

IDSE | March 27, 2020

Abbott Launches Molecular Point-of-Care Test to Detect Novel Coronavirus in as Little as Five Minutes

Abbott | Mar 27, 2020

The CARES Act (“Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act”) that just passed

Congress.gov | March 27, 2020

HIV programs get big money in stimulus deal to fight coronavirus 

Washington Blade | March 26, 2020

Loss of smell and taste ‘needs to be added to coronavirus symptoms list’

Metro UK | March 26, 2020

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response

CDC | March 26, 2020

Public Health Responses to COVID-19 Outbreaks on Cruise Ships — Worldwide, February–March 2020

CDC | March 23, 2020

How People With Weakened Immune Systems Are Navigating The Coronavirus 

NPR | March 21, 2020

How People With Weakened Immune Systems Are Navigating The Coronavirus 

Houston Public Media | March 21, 2020

Rights in the time of COVID-19 — Lessons from HIV for an effective, community-led response

UNAIDS | March 20, 2020

COVID-19: Malnutrition, HIV/AIDs May Make Children Worst Hit, Says WHO 

THISDAY Newspapers | March 20, 2020

The ADA and the Organization for Safety, Asepsis, and Prevention (OSAP) answer COVID-19 questions from the dental community

ADA | March 20, 2020

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

UNAIDS | March 19, 2020

COVID-19 in a Long-Term Care Facility

CDC MMWR | March 18, 2020

CDC FAQs about COVID-19 and HIV

CDC | March 2020

Coronavirus Information for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Recipients and Partners

HIV.gov | March 2020

Severe Outcomes Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CDC MMWR | March 18, 2020

SARS-2 Coronavirus Stable for Hours on Surfaces

NIH | March 17, 2020

Resource Center IDSA

ISDA | March 2020

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Surveillance and Containment Measures for the First 100 Patients with COVID-19 in Singapore — January 2–February 29, 2020

CDC | March 13, 2020

Successful global epidemic responses put people at the centre

UNAIDS | March 12, 2020

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Healthcare Settings

CDC | March 2020

People with 'well controlled' HIV not at 'significantly greater risk for coronavirus,' according to HIV expert

New York Daily News | March 10, 2020

CROI 2020: Special Session on COVID-19

University of Washington, Department of Global Health | March 10, 2020

Liverpool COVID-19 Drug Interactions

University of Liverpool

Increasing number of biopharma drugs target COVID-19 as virus spreads

Bio World | March 5, 2020


Updated information on the coronavirus for people living with HIV

From the PA Editorial Team Mar 11, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What the CDC Is Recommending to HIV Clinicians

The Body Pro | March 11, 2020

Coronavirus 'like both SARS and AIDS' and causes irreversible lung damage 

Mirror.co.uk | March 7, 2020

Select Effective Disinfectants for Use Against the Novel Virus COVID-19

Infection Control Today | February 26, 2020

ADA Releases Informational Handout On Coronavirus Based On CDC Guidelines

UNAIDS and China working together during the COVID-19 outbreak to ensure that people living with HIV continue to get treatment

UNAIDS | February 19, 2020

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program: COVID-19