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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and people living with HIV in Scotland

UPDATE FROM HIV SCOTLAND Our new Coronavirus Helpline is live between 10am – 6pm, Monday to Friday. Dial 0131 558 3713.  Here, we’re keeping you up to date with everything we know about Coronavirus/COVID-19 as we understand that people who live with weakened or compromised immune systems may be experiencing an extra level of anxiety and uncertainty at this time. ## Updated 15:00 17/03/2020 ## The Terrence Higgins Trust’s Medical Director, Dr Michael Brady has confirmed that those on HIV treatment with a good CD4 count and an undetectable viral load are not considered to have weakened immune systems. He advises that a good CD4 count means anything over 350. If your CD4 count is less than 350, if you’re not on treatment or if you have a detectable viral load, then it is particularly important that you follow the guidance below on social distancing.  —-  The British HIV...

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