HIV and Methamphetamine Use: Double Jeopardy for Transmission of the Novel Coronavirus.

A cross-country group of researchers funded by NIDA has identified needed areas of research related to the intertwining epidemics of HIV, COVID-19 and the increasing use of methamphetamine in the United States among men who have sex with men. The authors suggest that co-occurring methamphetamine use and HIV present compounded risk for contracting the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), helping to fuel the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/science-highlight/hiv-methamphetamine-use-double-jeopardy-transmission-novel-coronavirus
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