Numbly, she paid, nodded at the liftman, rang the doorbell. Rajesh rose from the sofa, took one look at her pale face, and sank down again. For a brilliant chartered accountant, he could be so stupid about some things The taxi stopped.But based on prevalence rates and samples surveys, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV AIDS, estimated last year that India has 3 million HIV infected people, probably the largest number in the world.
Her husband had been acting strangely of late: he was depressed, constantly badgered her to go for a check-up and insisted on wearing a condom. You know I can't get pregnant after my tubectomy," she had protested irritably.
The Government-funded National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) reports that of the 2.9 million screened for the disease nationwide, 49,527 tested positive for the human immuno-deficiency virus (HIV).