Sattur is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu
19-year-old man from Tamil Nadu, who unknowingly donated HIV-positive blood to pregnant woman in Sattur, commits suicide
The 19-year-old recently found out that he was HIV positive during a routine medical examination part of a visa application process. He immediately informed authorities about recently having donated blood, which was then traced to the Sattur hospital where a 24-year-old pregnant woman from Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar district was transfused the blood.
NHRC sends notices to Tamil Nadu health minister, state govt over pregnant woman contracting HIV after blood transfusion
The NHRC on Thursday sent notices to the Centre and the Tamil Nadu in connection with a 24-year-old pregnant woman contracting HIV allegedly after being transfused contaminated blood supplied by a blood bank which failed to conduct proper screening for the virus.
Tamil Nadu woman given HIV-infected blood was dissuaded by Sivakasi officials from filing FIR: 'They should've given me poison instead'
Preliminary inquiries revealed that donor is a 21-year-old from Sivakasi who donated blood on 30 Nov. According to a relative of the donor, they had no knowledge of his HIV status at that time and he had come along with a female relative who needed a blood transfusion.