Highly mutated SARS-CoV-2 emerged from someone living with advanced HIV who could not clear SARS-CoV-2 until their HIV infection was suppressed with effective antiretroviral therapy

(European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) A presentation at this year's European Congress on Clinical Microbiology& Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), held online this year, will discuss how failure to clear SARS-CoV-2 infection in a patient with advanced HIV creates conditions that can lead to evolution of dangerous mutations in SARS-CoV-2.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news