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“The impact ... has been devastating on women living with HIV,” says Naina Khanna of Positive Women’s Network.
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“As a person who works in public health and is living with HIV … this has prepared me rather well for this, to be able to know how to get through and acknowledge what I have to do.”
“I’ve been single and living alone for so long. I’ve become lonelier.”
“It’s not in my nature to freak out about things. I’m irritatingly calm.”
Taking refuge in upstate New York, and finishing up cancer treatments, this activist has found that getting off social media has been healthy for his COVID isolation.
“Because I lived through so much of the AIDS era, I realized then that we had to stay connected, vigilant, and focused amid bad things.”
“I’ve been emotionally affected, especially when I look at the news on TV and the first thing I see is Gov. Cuomo talking about how many people are infected and have died.”
“As with AIDS, the political machinations, denial, and ignorance over the proven science has been traumatic and a source of anger, despair, and depression at times.”