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Coinfections and complications

opportunistic infections, coinfections and complications

Doxycycline PEP significantly reduces STIs in people at high risk of infections

WHO declares the monkeypox pandemic a global health emergency

UK organisations call for £51 million to urgently tackle monkeypox crisis

EMA approves Imvanex vaccine against monkeypox in EU

International study of 528 monkeypox (MPX) cases: results from the 2022 outbreak need to inform new management guidelines

Monkeypox DNA detected at high levels in saliva and is common in semen and other samples

Risk of monkeypox being infectious on hard surfaces and soft materials: guidelines for effective cleaning

Outcomes of 54 cases of monkeypox (MPX) in London: fewer early symptoms but higher rates of genital lesions – urgency of funding sexual health

Ending the monkeypox outbreak through vaccination, contact tracing and early diagnosis

Case report of COVID-19 transmission from sneezing cat

Accumulating SARS-CoV-2 mutations in prolonged COVID-19 in advanced HIV off-ART

No benefit from TDF/FTC against COVID-19

Monkeypox crisis in the UK needs urgent funding: sex, vaccines and Pride

UK offers limited vaccine to gay and bisexual men at risk of monkeypox: full dose offered in NYC

Gonorrhoea vaccine might halve infections and help combat drug resistance

COVID update: new waves of BA.4 and BA.5 in the UK – all omicron variants linked to reduced antibody responses to vaccines

Importance of booster vaccine to protect against emergent COVID-19 variants

Similar COVID-19 vaccination responses in HIV positive people on ART and with good CD4 counts compared to HIV negative controls

US study reports higher rates of breakthrough COVID in HIV positive vs negative controls

BMJ reports UK government failed to protect doctors during COVID-19

Monkeypox outbreak: Update and further information

Monkeypox cases in gay men in the UK: BHIVA and ECDC rapid statements

Monkeypox DNA in semen supports advice to use condoms for eight weeks after infection has cleared

Risk of monkeypox becoming endemic in Europe: ECDC assessment

Seven cases of monkeypox virus in the UK from 2018 to 2021

Monkeypox: Q&A factsheet

CROI 2022: Other COVID-19 studies

Asymptomatic COVID-19 is common in people living with HIV

Longest COVID-19 infection lasted 505 days in an immunocompromised person in London

Herd immunity unlikely to control COVID-19: opinion article from US NIAID

The challenges of prioritising access to molnupiravir and nirmatrelvir–ritonavir for COVID-19

Increased risk of blood clots after COVID-19: higher with underlying conditions and more severe symptoms

Two new platform vaccines against COVID-19 report phase 3 results

CROI 2022: UK study reports diabetes mellitus in 9% of HIV positive Africans in the UK on stable ART

CROI 2022: Life expectancy reduced by eight years following hospitalisation for a mental health condition in South Africa

CROI 2022: Long COVID persists for over a year: evidence for divergent immune responses

CROI 2022: Risk factors for NAFLD and proteinuria in HIV positive people on ART

Timing of menopause: experiences of women in Swiss HIV Cohort

HIV-associated reductions in telomere length are stopped by effective ART

The importance of confirming screening test results for diabetes and hypertension

ECG abnormalities reported by 44% of people older than 40 on ART: results from REPRIEVE study

Rare cases of PML diagnosed at CD4 >200 with undetectable viral load

HIV-specific mental health services across the EU

Benefits reported for continued use of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis at high CD4 counts in Malawi

BHIVA guidelines for the management of HIV-2 (2021)

HPV vaccine prevent penile infections in young gay men

UK Biobank study finds no link between CMV and cardiovascular disease: HIV not included

High efficacy of HPV vaccine in HIV positive gay men

HPV vaccine does not prevent short-term recurrence of high grade lesions in HIV positive gay men

NICE guidelines on management of chronic pain: exercise but not opiods

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) in HIV positive people linked to time with low CD4 count: partly reversible after effective ART

Significant increases in LGV in gay men from 2017 to 2019: latest PHE report

Mediterranean diet associated with maintaining bacterial diversity and markers of reduced frailty in older HIV negative study

Vaping can help HIV positive smokers who are not motivated to quit cigarettes

People taking more medications and women have higher fall risk in older HIV group

Management of testosterone deficiency in HIV positive people

Type 2 diabetes is often undermanaged in HIV positive people

Adopting new US blood pressure targets for HIV positive people could reduce cardiovascular-related deaths

Shared housing compared to living alone: higher CD4, lower viral load and reduced inflammation in macaques

Regular marijuana smoking linked to lung disease in HIV positive but not HIV negative men

Frailty in older HIV positive people: independent associations with serious morbidity and mortality

9th International Workshop on HIV and Ageing

Detectable viral load quadruples odds of recurrent falls in older men with HIV

More than 40% of HIV group has hepatic steatosis, regardless of age

Associations of loneliness with cognitive function and quality of life (QoL) among older adults living with HIV – 18% lonely quite often

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