Spike in HIV/AIDS cases: Over two dozen blood banks sealed

blood-bank-aidsnews6565sfThe authorities on Tuesday sealed 25 blood banks in Larkana and Kamber-Shahdadkot after reports emerged that the facilities allegedly provided unscreened blood to hospitals, leading to a spike in the spread of HIV/Aids through dialysis machines at Chandka Medical College Hospital (CMCH), Larkana.
According to informed officials, a man, whose name is not being disclosed to protect his privacy, tested positive for HIV/Aids after getting a dialysis at CMCH. Officials revealed that out of 204 patients getting a dialysis every day at the facility, 54 have tested positive for HIV/Aids.