Rajasthan: 'HIV infected' blood given to 4 kids

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Rajasthan
Ganganagar, Aug 31: Reports that four children who received blood transfusions from the Goyal Pathology Lab in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district may have been given HIV infected blood, triggered off a protests in the area on Saturday, Aug 30.

The possibility of the four children being infected with the fatal virus came to light when one of the donors at the lab who has donated blood tested positive for the HIV.

Learning this, the parents of the children alerted the Anoopgarh Sub Division Magistrate who seizing the records of Shyam Nursing Home where the incident took place and intimated the Rajasthan State Health Minister.

The children's blood samples have been sent for testing and and a detailed report on the episode is awaited.

The state government has ordered an enquiry into the incident and has promised action if the nursing home was found guilty of negligence.

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