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Some Ashura blood donators found to be infected with HIV, Hepatitis, Syphilis: Health Ministry


Infection was detected in the blood of 112 of 3,827 people who made blood donation in Azerbaijan on the Day of Ashura, Zohra Alimirzayeva, director of the Institute for Hematology and Transfusion under the Health Ministry, told APA.

 

According to her, 3 people were found to be infected with HIV, 81 with Hepatitis, and 38 with Syphilis.

 

The director noted that the blood samples which were found to contain dangerous infections will be burned.

 

A total of 3,827 people made blood donation in Azerbaijan on the Day of Ashura.

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