Basic Info and Guidance
Our updated medical advice from HIV doctors and health experts on how to remain healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic if you're living with HIV in the U.S., including guidance on vaccines.
As of our most recent update, 12 states have added all PLWH to their Phase 1c rollout, but prioritization is changing rapidly as states develop their plans and additional vaccine doses become available.
Two weeks after you receive the last required dose of vaccine, you can visit with other fully vaccinated people indoors without wearing masks or staying 6 feet apart.
News Reports & Analysis
Learning From HIV Research, $1.15 Billion for NIH Long-Term Studies of COVID-19 Must be Wisely Spent
We must recognize long COVID-19 as a chronic condition—and that starts with an equitable, community-led, and long-term response.
The Washington, D.C. initiative One Tent Health is making inroads in HIV testing and prevention in highly neglected areas of the country’s capital.
Surveys show Black respondents trust government sources of vaccine information more than whites, but media narratives denying that Black people want the vaccine have flourished—and hampered access.
Indigenous people have the highest mortality rates from COVID-19 and HIV among all racial and ethnic groups in the country. When paired with illicit drug use, that vulnerability explodes.
As Black, Native American, and Latinx people continue to experience much higher rates of death due to COVID-19, these communities are still receiving fewer vaccines.
Whether it's GaysOverCOVID or LA Basics, what are the public-health implications of anonymously run Instagram accounts, with the ability to reach tens of thousands of people with each post, that have taken a hardline stance on complex topics?
Personal Stories & Perspectives
What would happen if we doubled the budget for an HIV cure? It would still be far less money than has already been spent on COVID-19 vaccines. Both are worthy of investment.
Black communities have many reasons for mistrust of medical authorities. But getting vaccinated can help us get to a place where we can be together again, safely.
COVID-19 is still spreading—and we’re still isolating and socially distancing. Here are some ways to take care of your mental health during the pandemic.
For Health Care Providers (On TheBodyPro)
David Alain Wohl, M.D., analyzes updated data regarding the intersection of HIV and COVID-19, with a particular focus on SARS-CoV-2 susceptibility and disease severity.
There's new research on the risk of severe COVID-19 among people living with HIV, as well as prevention and treatment options.
It’s long been time to put Black experts at the center of public health, make public health visible and relatable to people, and truly understand and address medical mistrust.