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  • Co-infection of SARS-CoV-2 and HIV
    Zhu F, Cao Y, Xu S, Zhou M. Co-infection of SARS-CoV-2 and HIV in a patient in Wuhan city, China. J Med Virol. 2020 Mar 11
    An antigen/antibody combination
    test on blood gave HIV‐positive result. Oral therapy with an anti‐HIV
    drug, lopinavir/ritonavir 400/100mg per dose twice daily for 12 days,
    as was advised by Chinese health authority for the treatment of SARSCoV‐
    2 infection, was started on admission.5 The patient also received
    moxifloxacin 400mg once daily for 7 days, γ‐globulin 400mg/kg once
    daily for 3 days, and methilprednisolone 0.8 mg/kg once daily for
    3 days through intravenous route. On 9 February, the patient showed
    a marked clinical and radiological improvement
    Note an antibiotic was given.

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