At least 33 people in northern India have been infected with HIV after a fake doctor used contaminated syringes and needles to administer injections. Choudhary said the state's health department had launched an investigation following reports of a high number of HIV cases on the Bangarmau region.
The camps were set up after several suspected HIV cases showed up during routine tests at the district hospitals in Bangarmau town in Unnai late previous year, he added.
Government health officials are offering free HIV treatment to all the people who were infected.
According to sources, the victims got infected with HIV after the quack used the same needle to inject drugs in many patients. The committee identified Rajendra Yadav as the quack but could not find more details about his identity or residence.
Choudhary said he was not sure how numerous 33 cases were connected to Kumar, but that an investigation by a state government committee was continuing. Of those, 9,100 were youngsters under age 15.
The latest HIV outbreak comes as India suffers from a shortage of doctors and hospitals.
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The Indian Medical Association estimates that about 45% of the people in India who practice medicine have no formal training.
Siddharth Nath Singh, Uttar Pradesh health minister, promised a crackdown on unqualified medics across the state.
India had 2.1 million individuals living with HIV toward the finish of 2016, as indicated by an UNAIDS report.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's health schemes seem to have been flushed down the toilet after at least 40 cases of people suffering from HIV were reported from Bangarmau in Unnao district, UP.
"The matter is being investigated".
"I would have forwarded the letters to the nodal officer (for quacks) to take necessary action", he said. Prasad had allegedly given permission to an NGO to use the facility and did not provide mattresses and blankets to the patients who had to spend the night in the open.