HIV patients cannot survive COVID-19  
Occurred in Ocea C Refugees Settlement, Uganda on August 5, 2020, at 1:17 PM
Reported by anonymous via Voice / telephone on August 5, 2020, at 1:18 PM in Ofua 3, Uganda

This rumour is confirmed false and is of medium priority – here's why:
There is currently no evidence that people with HIV are at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 as long as they are receiving effective antiretroviral treatment. While an HIV-positive person may be at increased risk of complications from a COVID-19 infection, HIV is currently considered to be less of a risk factor than other health conditions. It is certainly not true that an HIV patient cannot survive COVID-19. Additional details are available from the following sources:

https://www.avert.org/coronavirus/covid19-HIV

https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/infographics/hiv-and-covid-19
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Ofua 3, Uganda anonymous Voice / telephone 5-Aug-2020 @ 1:18 PM

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