HIV testing camp held at Mumbai railway stations, 88 found infected
HIV testing camp held at Mumbai railway stations, 88 found infected

Mumbai: During the crisis period of the Corona epidemic, the number of screenings and scanning was increased to prevent infection. In this sequence, scanning was also made mandatory at railway stations to prevent infection. People also benefited from it. Meanwhile, HIV camps were also set up at some major stations in Mumbai, in which about 88 people have been found infected.

An HIV test camp was organized by the Mumbai District AIDS Control Society at 9 main stations of Mumbai on World HIV Day. About 29,314 people were examined in this camp. Out of which 88 people have been found infected with HIV. On the occasion of 'World HIV Day' on December 1, MDACS organized several events to spread awareness regarding the disease. A similar event was held at the city's main railway stations, where people could voluntarily come and get tested. The testing centers were set up at nine major railway stations, including Andheri, Bandra, Borivali, CSMT, Dadar, Ghatkopar, Kurla, Mankhurd, and Wadala.

MDACS Additional Project Director Dr. Vijay Karanjkar said, "We organized a 10-day screening program at major railway stations in December. A total of  29,314 people were tested and 88 (0.3%) were found infected.''

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