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Wednesday, 20 November 2019 11.21 PM IST

Over 900 children infected with HIV in Pakistan as doctor reuses syringes

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ISLAMABAD: Reports suggest that around 900 children have tested positive for HIV in the Ratodero region in Pakistan. What is even more shocking is that the infection was caused by a pediatrician who reused infected syringes. Apart from the children, around 200 adults have also tested positive in the area, says report. It is learnt that the doctor has been arrested by the police.

Earlier, it was found that over 500 children were infected by HIV. Following this, an inspection was conducted in which it has been revealed that around 900 children tested positive for HIV. Officials are conducting an investigation regarding the issue.

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