Over 800 HIV Cases and 47 Deaths Rise Health Tension in India 

Over 800 HIV Cases and 47 Deaths Rise Health Tension in India 

A sudden increase in HIV cases in one particular state has become a headache for health officials. The infection has killed over 40 patients within a month. 

Tripura, an Indian state, has become a hotspot for Human Immunodeficiency Virus infections. Health officials report that a total of 828 students have tested positive for HIV, with 47 fatalities so far.

The reports further reveal that a significant portion of the infected students are from prominent educational institutions. The HIV infection has mainly spread due to the use of contaminated injections.

The Tripura AIDS Control Society tested students from 220 schools and 24 universities, finding 828 students infected. The Society further claimed that most of the students were drug addicts, and the infection spread due to the intake of drugs using injections.

This is an alarming situation for the entire nation to take solid steps against drugs and Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Most of the infected students are still studying in prominent Indian institutes. If they did not stop injecting the drugs, numbers could increase even more. 

HIV does not kill suddenly but kills slowly over time. People should be aware of this as awareness is the only tool to end Human Immunodeficiency Virus spread. No medication can directly treat AIDS. So, prevention is better than cure. 

Dangers of HIV Spread 

In the early years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s, thousands of people died due to the virus in various regions around the world. In some cases, entire communities were devastated by the disease. 

More recently, certain regions in sub-Saharan Africa have also faced severe HIV/AIDS epidemics with significant mortality rates. Each outbreak varies in scale and impact depending on factors such as healthcare access, prevention efforts, and public health responses.

The Tripura outbreak is also a big challenge for the national and international health authorities. 

What is Human Immunodeficiency Virus?

HIV attacks the body’s immune system, specifically targeting CD4 cells (T cells). CD4 helps the immune system fight off infections. If untreated, Human Immunodeficiency Virus reduces the number of these cells in the body, making the person more susceptible to infections and certain cancers. 

HIV is mainly transmitted through contact with some types of body fluids like blood, vaginal fluids, semen, rectal fluids, and breast milk from a person who has Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection. 

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