The coronavirus, shown emerging from the surface of cells, has some similarities with HIV. Photo: AP

HIV carriers a fifth as likely to die from coronavirus, Madrid study suggests

  • Spanish research claimed to be first comprehensive study of the effects on those with HIV compared with the general population in the same region
  • Scientists previously found similarities between the viruses, although there is not yet solid proof that anti-HIV drugs can treat Covid-19
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The coronavirus, shown emerging from the surface of cells, has some similarities with HIV. Photo: AP
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