COVID-19 in a Patient Newly Diagnosed with AIDS: Asymptomatic Disease
KeywordsCOVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, HIV, AIDS, immunosuppression
The COVID-19 pandemic has imposed new challenges to scientific community. It’s behaviour and outcomes in people living with HIV is not yet well studied. We report a case of a 34-year-old-male with a newly diagnosed HIV infection stage 4 and asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection. Although immunocompromised patients are classified as a high risk group for developing severe COVID-19, HIV related immunosuppression may have a protective role.
Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 1 (view)