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Over the past year, studies have revealed that certain pre-existing conditions, such as cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure, can increase a person’s risk of…

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Over the past year, studies have revealed that certain pre-existing conditions, such as cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure, can increase a person’s risk of dying from COVID-19. New research shows that individuals living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) -; an estimated 38 million worldwide, according to the World Health Organization -; have an increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and fatal outcomes from COVID-19.
In a new study, Penn State…

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