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Number of HIV Cases in Larkana Rises to 85

LARKANA: HIV Aids has continued to spread across Larkana as 27 more people including women and children have tested positive to the fatal disease, climbing the toll to 85.

According to Sindh Aids Control Program’s spokesperson Dr Sikander Memon, around 2000 people were scanned in a medical camp in two affected villages and Rato Dero Hospital.

Moreover, in a shocking turn of events on Tuesday, Larkana police arrested the doctor who injected the same syringe to 15 kids, causing them to test positive for HIV Aids.

Abbtakk News, in its report of April 25, revealed how Larkana became the biggest ever victim of HIV Aids cases after Karachi as Health authorities confirmed that five children were identified as HIV positive and 10 other samples of children were sent to LABs for tests.

According to District Manager Dr Hola Ram, the children who tested positive to the fatal disease are aged between eight months to eight years.

After the news surfaced in the mainstream, Police began its search in the city and successfully nabbed the doctor who was responsible for playing with the lives of 15 minors.

On the other hand, Sindh Healthcare Commission also raided different blood banks across Nowdera.

In their raid, two quack doctors got arrested whereas others who practiced quackery escaped the clinics after getting to know about the raid.