COVID-19: South African doctors fear new coronavirus variants could evolve in untreated HIV population

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Omicron was first picked up by technicians in a laboratory in South Africa. The strain was highly infectious but it was significantly less likely to put people in hospital - or cost them their lives. New variants of concern could evolve - and be transmitted - by those with weakened immune systems.
4 months ago·Johannesburg, South Africa

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COVID-19: South African doctors fear new coronavirus variants could evolve in untreated HIV population

When South Africa's hardy yet overworked health system shifted to address the COVID pandemic, the work of diagnosing people with HIV - and maintaining contact with those who already have the virus - was neglected.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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