The 18th European AIDS Conference (EACS 2021), organised by the European AIDS Clinical Society, was held in London, UK, and online from 27 to 30 October 2021. NAM aidsmap was the official scientific news reporter for the conference.
A new study shows that people with HIV with CD4 counts below 200 produce weaker responses to COVID-19 vaccines than people with better immune function. Dr Andrea Antinori of the National Institute for Infectious Diseases, Italy, talks about the research presented to the EACS 2021 conference.
Elena Vovc from the World Health Organization talks about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has impacted HIV diagnoses, treatment and prevention. Elena presented these findings at a session at the EACS 2021 conference.
EACS 2021: Abacavir still causing serious cardiovascular problems, Friday 29 October 2021