As vaccines against COVID-19 were tested on people with HIV? It is a sensible question. Because people with HIV and COVID19 have a very high chance of a less happy outcome in their therapies. I've been researching, looking there and there and, really, I saw very little and very few tested subjects, even now. Nevertheless, I would get any vaccines against COVID-19 at this point, as COVID-19 is a serious health problem and I have already debunked too much about a bum virus. And I know what it has cost me.
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Vaccines against COVID-19 in people with HIV
Many of the studies on the COVID-19 vaccines initially limited their recruitment to participants who had no other medical conditions. After the first studies showed that vaccines were safe for the general population, people with HIV started to participate in the studies. This includes each of the three vaccines whose successful efficacy results have been publicly announced.
However, a relatively small number of people with HIV have been involved so far and the length of time they have been in the studies is relatively short. For this reason, specific data on people with HIV have not yet been released.
Pfizer study: 196 people with HIV
The Pfizer study recruited at least 196 people with HIV, but they were not included in the analysis published in the New England Journal of Medicine or in the data that led to approval by regulators in the United States and the United Kingdom.
The Modern 176 People! Oxforfd / AstraZeneca 160!
The Moderna study recruited 176 people with HIV. One person who received the placebo and none who received the vaccine developed COVID-19. No unusual safety concerns have been reported for vaccination against COVID-19 and people living with HIV.
A person with HIV and COVID-19 who would have a PCP infection, and maybe even a “Simple pneumonia” already in a bad situation.
The Oxford / AstraZeneca studies recruited 160 people with HIV in the UK and South Africa, but they were not included in the main data set published in the The Lancet.
People living with HIV were also recruited for vaccine studies by Johnson & Johnson, Novavax and Sanofi / GlaxoSmithKline.
When data from these studies become available, we will report them on seropositivo.org.
"There is no reason to think that these vaccines will be less safe for people with HIV," said the British HIV Association (BHIVA). “Both include part of the genetic material from SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), but not the entire virus. This means that they are not live vaccines and therefore are no less safe in people with impaired immune systems. ”
It is important to remember, whenever possible, that, for example, a person with HIV and COVID-19 who also had tuberculosis would be in a very worrying situation and you see, tuberculosis is a disease with an overwhelming prevalence throughout the lancet.
His statement specifically referred to the Pfizer and Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccines, but this is also the case for the Modern vaccine and almost all of the COVID-19 vaccines being tested.
People with HIV may not respond well to the Anti-COVID-19 vaccine
BHIVA continues: “It is possible that people with HIV will not respond as well to the vaccine. This means that the vaccine can trigger a weaker response in people with HIV. We will monitor any new evidence as it is released and update this advice if and when necessary. "
The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports:
"COVID-19 mRNA vaccines can be administered to people with underlying medical conditions, as long as they have not had a severe allergic reaction to any of the ingredients in the vaccine."
People with HIV Have Increased Risks for Serious COVID-19
They note that people with HIV may be at increased risk for severe COVID-19 and may receive a COVID-19 vaccine. “However, they should be aware of limited safety data … People living with HIV have been included in clinical trials, although specific safety data for this group is not yet available at this time. ”
A December 2020 special edition of aidsmapLIVE answered viewers' questions about COVID-19 vaccines: click here to watch the program(I AM SUBTITLING THE VIDEO)
Translated by Cláudio souza from the original in Have COVID-19 “vaccines been tested in people with HIV?”Written by Roger Pebody in January 2021
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