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New York, May 12: New research has shown that Kovid infection may prove fatal in people suffering from Human Immunodeficiency Virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). A study led by researchers from Pennsylvania State University found that people living with HIV had a 24 percent higher risk of covid infection. Also, people with HIV have a 78 percent higher risk of death from Kovid as compared to the common people. The most common among HIV-positive populations were people with hypertension, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic kidney disease.
In HIV, people living with AIDS, their physical condition can contribute to the severity of Kovid cases. According to the researchers, antiviral drugs can reduce the risk of estronophir and protease inhibitors, SARS, covid infection and also reduce the risk of death from covid in people with HIV AIDS. Its findings have been published in the journal Scientific Reports. Also read: COVID-19: Renowned Assamese litterateur and journalist Homen Borgohain passed away, infected with Corona
Vernon Chinchilli, from the Penn State Department of Public Health Sciences, said, “As the epidemic has evolved, we have gained enough information to catagify HIV, covid, which could not be done at the onset of the epidemic due to lack of data Was. ” Chinchilli said, “Our findings support the current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which provides coronavide vaccines on priority to corona-positive individuals living with HIV.”
They assessed data from the previous 22 studies, which determined approximately 21 million participants from North America, Africa, Europe and Asia. It was ascertained how dangerous HIV can prove to be in people living with AIDS and people with covid infection. Over the past year, studies have shown that certain pre-existing conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, and high blood pressure, may increase a person’s risk of dying from Kovid. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 38 million people worldwide are HIV positive.