Usage of Same Syringe caused Aids

by National | 06-02-2018 | 514 views

21 people in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao tested positive for HIV that causes AIDS after a quack allegedly used the same syringe to administer injections to all of them.Unnao's chief medical officer Dr SP Chaudhary said the human immunodeficiency virus cases were detected after the health department launched a probe following reports of "high number of HIV cases" in the area.

Later it was found that  Rajendra Kumar, a resident of a neighbouring village, used a single syringe for injecting the people in the name of cheaper treatment.A case has been registered against Kumar in Bangarmau police station.The patients have been referred to antiretroviral therapy (ART) centre in Kanpur under which a combination of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs are administered to maximally suppress the HIV and stop its progression.

 

 

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