Leveraging the advances in HIV for COVID-19


James H McMahon, Jennifer F Hoy, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Linda-Gail Bekker, Chris Beyrer, Sharon R Lewin

Lancet, volume 396, issue 10256, page 943–944, 3 October 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)32012-2

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to accelerated research efforts globally and highlighted the importance of community engagement and leadership in the COVID-19 response. To achieve these objectives, partnerships between science, government, and affected communities are crucial, but building these rapidly presents major challenges. In the past months, we have also seen how advances in confronting the global HIV epidemic have had a positive impact on the COVID-19 response.

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Related Cross-cutting Themes

  • Partnerships, collaboration and translation