Doctor arrested for allegedly spreading HIV in Larkana
HYDERABAD: Police Tuesday captured a specialist in Larkana on charges of spreading HIV among his patients.
The charged Dr Muzaffar Ghanghar, himself’s identity a HIV tolerant, was utilized at an open emergency clinic in Ratodero locale of Larkana.
He was purportedly in charge of spreading the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) among his patients.
he specialist’s capture came after the experts attempted to learn the causes behind the spread of the infection among the occupants of Larkana, Sindh.
The frenzy had held the region early this month when the quantity of HIV-positive cases rose to 39 including in excess of twelve youngsters.
Youngsters are among the patients determined to have HIV, the infection that causes the destructive AIDS malady which asserted a million lives around the world.
Be that as it may, Dr Ghanghar denied the charges and named the case a “trick” against him.
He said that he didn’t know about his condition.
Including, “In the event that I had thought about [HIV/AIDS] I would have looked for treatment.”
Dr Sikander Memon, responsible for the Aids Control Program in Sindh, said a group will touch base in Ratodero one week from now to decide the causes behind the transmission of the HIV among the inhabitants.
As per a gauge by Dr Memon, there are evaluated to be in excess of 100,000 HIV-constructive individuals in Sindh territory.
In any case, the Aids Control Program has just 10,350 enrolled patients who are given treatment.
As per WHO, Pakistan is enrolling around 20,000 new HIV contaminations every year, the most noteworthy rate of increment among all nations in the district.