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In mid-summer 2007, the head of Tajikistan’s HIV/AIDS prevention center reported at least 6 persons, including 4 children, were accidentally infected with HIV in a hospital during end-2006.[1] In 2013, a review of Tajikstan’s national AIDS program reported 334 children with HIV, of which 119 got if from their mothers.[see page 69 in reference 2] I have not been unable to find details of any investigations: How were these children found? What were their ages. What were the suspected or identified sources of their infections?


1. Pannier B. Kyrgyzstan: Officials investigate accidental HIV/AIDS infections [internet]. 1 August 2008. Praque: RadioFreeEurope/Radio Liberty. Available at: (accessed 4 January 2019).

2.  Laukamm-Josten U, Khotenashvili L, Akkazieva B, et al. HIV/AIDS in Tajikistan: mid-term review of the National AIDS Program 2011-2015. Available at: (accessed 4 January 2019).

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