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Can a person living with HIV get COVID-19?

I know that COVID-19 treatment uses Antiretrovirals drugs. Since a person living with HIV is taking Antiretrovirals drug for their treatment will they easily get COVID-19?

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Dr. Dinesh G
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Hi @Fiqah thats an interesting question! However, no medications (including antiretrovirals) have been proven in clinical studies to prevent (as relevant to your question) nor treat the COVID-19  virus to date. In fact, patients with HIV can have impaired immune systems, and may be at increased risk of poorer outcomes if they catch the infection.
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