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Revista Psicologia e Saúde

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FERREIRA, Breno de Oliveira  and  NEVES, André Luiz Machado das. Aids and Covid-19: between looks and experiences. Rev. Psicol. Saúde [online]. 2021, vol.13, n.1, pp. 203-215. ISSN 2177-093X.

The pandemic of the new coronavirus brought numerous social, cultural, economic, and health changes; and, with this, several specialists have resorted to different approaches to better understanding the phenomenon. In this essay, the objective was to analyze important elements in the conformation of the aids epidemic that can indicate paths and clues for understanding some aspects of the pandemic of the new coronavirus. This is not a comparison, but a critical-reflective analysis on the following points: stigma and discrimination, the war dialect, vulnerabilities, prevention, policies, and treatment. To learn, therefore, from experiences in the field of aids, we need to understand the social and cultural elements that influence the covid-19 health-illness-care process, which, amid the need to provide such immediate responses, may restrict the field of vision and dimensions that involve an entire complex.

Keywords : covid-19; aids; epidemics.

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