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Most people who died of monkeypox in the United States had advanced HIV with a CD4 count below 50.
More than a quarter of HIV-positive people with a CD4 count below 100 died from mpox complications.
New international report describes the risk factors and outcomes of more than 130 women and nonbinary people.
People with advanced immune suppression are at greater risk for severe monkeypox complications and death.
The study, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, will gather data on tecovirimat, or TPOXX.
People with well-controlled HIV don’t have more severe illness, but HIV-positive people might not respond as well to monkeypox vaccines.
Gilead, ViiV, NMAC, HRC, NBJC, GLAAD and others offer $5.5 million in grants to help community groups respond to monkeypox.
People who may have monkeypox are grappling with dead ends, delays, incorrect diagnoses and inappropriate treatments.
New deputy coordinator Demetre Daskalakis has led the HIV response in New York City and nationwide.
Activists at AIDS 2022 say monkeypox vaccines and treatment are not reaching the gay and bisexual men who need them most.
While cases in the ongoing outbreak have been among gay and bisexual men, some fear the outbreak could spread beyond this group.
Most cases in the ongoing outbreak have been among gay and bisexual men and are largely associated with sex.
Clinics that treat treat sexually transmitted infections are on the front lines of the rapidly growing monkeypox outbreak.
Gay and bisexual men are struggling to access monkeypox testing and lining up for vaccines.
Wider test availability will help public health officials get a better idea of the extent of the outbreak.
So far, it appears that people on antiretroviral treatment with well-controlled HIV do not have worse monkeypox outcomes.
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