More than 350 cases of HIV AIDS have been reported in Jacobabad: DHO Jacobabad

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JACOBABAD: More than 350 cases of HIV AIDS have been reported in Jacobabad, in which the number of minors is said to be more than 250.
District Health Officer Jacobabad has also confirmed 350 cases of HIV AIDS in Jacobabad district.
According to reports, more than 250 children are suffering from HIV-AIDS in Muhammadpur Odho Union Council of Garhi Khairo area of ??Jacobabad.
Apart from this, more than 100 cases have been reported in other areas of the district.
In which the number of children is said to be high.
In this regard, District Health Officer Jacobabad Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Rind confirmed the cases when contacted and said that 350 cases of HIV AIDS have been reported across the district. People who are HIV positive are under treatment.
He said that the highest number of cases have been reported in Union Council Muhammadpur Odho of Tehsil Garhi Khairo.
According to the DHO, Union Council Muhammadpur Odho of Garhi Khairo tehsil of Jacobabad is connected to Ratodero city of Larkana and people of Union Council Muhammadpur Odho often go to Larkana and Ratodero for treatment and the disease is transmitted to children through syringes. Is.
The DHO refused to say anything about the age and gender of children suffering from HIV-AIDS, saying that the disease creates a sense of deprivation, so we are not bringing these cases before the media.
350 cases of HIV AIDS, including more than 250 children, shook the people of Jacobabad

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