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Pakistan province struggles with hundreds of cases of children infected with HIV

Reuters Ratodero, Pakistan May 31, 2019, 04.00 PM (IST)

In the dusty town of Ratodero in southern Pakistan, doctors are struggling to cope with an alarming outbreak of young patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with almost 700 of new cases over the past few months, most of them children. But many of the families cannot afford proper treatment, which usually involves regular trips to Karachi for medicines.