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Making the point in response to a recent article in AIDS showing that “Black patients had higher mortality than white or Hispanic patients (hazard ratio 2.07, 95% confidence interval 1.12–3.82), even after adjusting for covariates. This mortality difference correlates with higher rates of advanced Kaposi‘s sarcoma disease and KS-IRIS in black patients compared with other groups and is not explained by differences in CD4+ cell count, HIV viral load, engagement in care, or ART adherence at the time of cancer diagnosis.”–STIs/Article/03-22/Kaposi-Sarcoma-Still-a-Major-Contributor-to-Morbidity-Mortality-in-Certain-HIV-Populations/66573