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COVID-19 and HIV Resources


Updated August 24, 2020

This page provides a wide range of resources surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Check back often as it will be updated regularly.

Please contact Dini Harsono (dini.harsono@yale.edu) for questions and comments.

Research Funding

Call for Papers

Research Tools and Guidance

Research Articles (CIRA affiliates in italics)

Databases of COVID-19 Research Articles and Resources

  • COVID-19 Research Articles Downloadable Database: The Stephen B. Thacker CDC Library is systematically searching the literature and compiling a downloadable database of research articles and grey literature on COVID-19 for researchers.
  • NIH Office of Portfolio Analysis COVID-19 Portfolio: NIH’s comprehensive, expert-curated source for publications related to COVID-19.
  • CORD-19: COVID-19 Open Research Dataset: The Semantic Scholar team at the Allen Institute for AI has partnered with leading research groups to provide CORD-19, a free resource of more than 130,000 scholarly articles about the novel coronavirus for use by the global research community.
  • LitCovid: a database compiled by the National Library of Medicine from COVID-19 articles in PubMed.
  • WHO Global Research on Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): a database of research articles compiled daily by WHO.
  • COVID-19 Law Lab: a database of legal documents from over 190 countries across the world to help states establish and implement strong legal frameworks to manage the pandemic. The goal is to ensure that laws protect the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities and that they adhere to international human rights standards.
  • Coronavirus Innovation Map: a visual global directory created by the UNAIDS Health Innovation Exchange and StartupBlink to identify projects aimed at helping people cope and adapt to life during the crisis. Researchers are invited to add their innovations to the map. A report showcasing countries and selected projects can be accessed here.
  • CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR): Novel Coronavirus Reports and podcasts on COVID-19, published weekly.

COVID-19 and HIV Resources

  • CDC: resources for people at risk for or with HIV, clinicians, and public health partners.
  • The Office of HIV/AIDS Network Coordination (HANC): resources and information on the COVID-19 pandemic with a focus on the intersection with the HIV pandemic.
  • UNAIDS: resources published by UNAIDS (brochure, infographic, report).
  • International AIDS Society (IAS): Q&A, stories from the frontline, and webinar series.
  • Association of Nurses in AIDS Care’s COVID-19 page: archived weekly updates and COVID-19 and HIV webinars.
  • New England AIDS Education and Training Center: resources for people with HIV and providers, and links to New England COVID-19 state government pages and national and international agencies and organizations.
  • Fenway Health: a policy brief that outlines the ways in which people living with HIV and LGBTQIA+ people are likely to be affected by COVID-19 and the factors that may put them at elevated risk for infection (published March 2020).
  • Connecticut HIV Planning Consortium (CHPC) June 2020 newsletter: this special edition newsletter, published in English and Spanish, is devoted to sharing resources, information, and perspectives related to HIV care and prevention and COVID-19.
  • National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO): COVID-19 updates and information collated part of The Essential Elements of Local Public Health with some topics related to HIV.
  • Mental Health Technology Transfer Center: COVID-19 and mental health resources for diverse populations and providers who support them.
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): training and technical assistance (TTA) on matters related to the mental and substance use disorder field and COVID-19 (updated weekly).
  • FHI 360: this document outlines strategic considerations to support key populations (KP)-focused HIV programs to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. Developed for KP-focused HIV programs implemented or supported by FHI 360 in the Caribbean, Asia, and Africa, it may be used and adapted more broadly (published May 2020).
  • COVID-19 and People Living with HIV – FAQ: this document was developed and regularly updated by a group of organizations that came together to develop a COVID-19 resource for people living with HIV based on the best information available.
  • COVID-19 Conversations: A webinar series organized by the American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine with public health, infectious disease, risk communication, and crisis standards of care experts. The webinars explore the state of the science surrounding the current outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States and globally, with a focus on the emerging evidence on how to best mitigate its impact.
  • Communities in Partnership: Ensuring Equity in the Time of COVID-19: Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and the UNC Center for Health Equity Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have partnered to launch a weekly webinar series that highlights the disparate impact of the disease in the most vulnerable communities.

COVID-19 Regional and National Data

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