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By: Asim Nawaz Abbasi

LAHORE: Despite extensive claims, the government has been unable to halt the proliferation of AIDS. Over the span of two months, the Ministry of Health reported a minimum of 40 new AIDS cases originating from the city of Chiniot in the province of Punjab.

According to details, as many as 40 new cases of AIDS have emerged in the city of Chiniot in Punjab province over a two-month period, with 22 individuals testing positive for HIV during a screening of 62 persons.

Coordinator of the AIDS Control Program while talking to The Dayspring, Azhar Abbas, stated that a total of 715 cases of AIDS have been reported in the past three years.

According to Azhar Abbas, out of the 62 individuals screened, 22 tested positive for AIDS.

He further mentioned that unsafe blood transfusions, sexual practices, and drug use are prime factors in the spread of AIDS, meanwhile, the common symptoms of AIDS are continuous fever, weight loss, and digestive issues.

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