Those with HIV May Have Higher Risk for Complications Related to H1N1

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As the government rolls out its response to H1N1, this news about the interaction between so-called “swine flu” and HIV should be of interest: “The prevalence of certain underlying conditions, including immunosuppressing conditions, has been higher than in the general population suggesting HIV-infected adults and adolescents also might be at higher risk for complications related to infection with 2009 influenza H1N1.”

That comes from a Health and Human Services bulletin, with links to the CDC’s latest guidance on treating H1N1 in HIV-positive adults and children. Read about that and more HIV treatment and prevention news by clicking here.

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