" We have arrested the doctor after we received information from the ministry of health. We have also received information that the doctor himself should have the hiv virus, said Kamran Nawaz, the police chief in the pakistani town of Larkana.
became aware of this last week when 18 children from an area in Larkana were tested positive for hiv. After these children been studied closely found even more infections.
You have been able to trace the outbreak of the infection to the doctor in Pakistan. Azra Pechuho, Sindh province's health minister confirmed on Friday the doctor has now been arrested.
the Children's parents were also tested for the virus but all the results proved negative, " he said to AFP.
Now, there will be more people in the area to be tested for hiv and a training unit has been started up.
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