Doctor arrested for allegedly infecting patients with HIV

Doctor arrested for allegedly infecting patients with HIV

epa07578095 Dr. Muzaffar Ghangro, a Pakistani local pediatrician alleged to have been responsible for the HIV outbreak, sits behind bars at a police station in Rato Dero, near Larkana, Pakistan, 03 May 2019 (issued 17 May). Dr. Ghangro was arrested on April 30 on charges of infecting hundreds of patients mostly children at the facility with HIV, for avenging him being affected by HIV, a charge he denied. With about 20,000 new HIV infections reported in 2017 alone, Pakistan currently has the second fastest-growing HIV rates crossed Asia, according to the United Nations. EPA-EFE/WAQAR HUSSAIN