Preliminary inquiry revealed that the blood bank staff had failed to screen the blood properly before supplying it to the private hospital. The personnel who tested the donor's blood had labelled it 'safe,' officials said.
The KMC administration has claimed they have “99 per cent” ruled out the complaint, stating that they have tested one of two donors who had donated the blood when the woman had undergone a blood transfusion in the hospital in April.
As Morab residents stopped using the water from the lake for drinking purposes and instead took to travelling nearly three kilometres for fresh water, local authorities decided to empty the lake, Hullur said.
A large number of deserving people/households are not getting benefits under different the government schemes, Singh said, while attributing it to irregularities in data collection and dishonesty of the officials concerned.
Officials of the Society said despite the decline in the number of new HIV infections, there was a need to step up information, education and communication services for groups that were at high risk of contracting the infection
The HIV AIDS Act, which received Presidential assent on April 20 last year, prohibits discrimination against such persons in accessing healthcare, getting jobs, renting accommodation, and in admission to public and private educational institutions.