Larkana AIDS cases touch 93 | Pakistan Today

Larkana AIDS cases touch 93

–Three quacks arrested in last month

LARKANA: The number of HIV-AIDS infected patients in Larkana have reached 93, among them 74 children.

According to Sindh AIDS Control Programme’s spokesperson Dr Sikander Memon, around 2, 000 people were scanned in a medical camp in two affected villages and Rato Dero Hospital.

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

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 fpr the fatal disease are aged between eight months to eight years.

After the news surfaced in the mainstream, the 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 quacks got arrested whereas others who practised quackery escaped the clinics after getting to know about the raid.



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