The case study of a patient with advanced HIV revealed that despite having only mild COVID-19 illness, tested SARS-CoV-2 positive for 216 days.
The trial is the first in a series of evaluations of this novel vaccine strategy in both HIV-negative individuals for prevention and in people living with HIV for cure.
A study has found that anti-retroviral therapy likely elevates blood pressure and hypertension-related heart problems in the HIV group than among people without the virus.
While current antiretroviral treatments for HIV are highly effective, data has shown that people living with HIV appear to experience accelerated aging.
The setback came as the WHO also reported more than 2,00,000 new cases globally for the first time in a single day.
Over 190 countries, including India, have pledged to end AIDS by 2030 by adopting the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Since the beginning of the global AIDS pandemic, 75 million people have been infected with HIV and 37.9 million people day are living with the virus.
Vishwajit Rane, who is also a Minister for Law in Goa, said that the proposal to make HIV testing compulsory before marriage was being vetted by the Law Department.
In 2006, the then Congress-led state government proposed similar legislation which met with opposition from several quarters.
Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), Center for Disease Control (CDC), Unicef and Unaids, will the latest HIV outbreak in Sindh province.