Kazakh authorities say at least 49 children have been infected with HIV in hospitals in the south of the country, Radio Free Europe reported on Friday.
Authorities in Shymkent instigated wide-scale testing after the discovery in July that 14 children had been inflected. They believe the children were infected with the virus by non-sterilized syringes, or transfusions of contaminated blood in three separate childrenís hospitals in the area.
The Kazakh Health Ministry confirmed the new figure in a statement, saying more than 6,000 children remained to be tested for HIV in the region.
Kazakh parliamentarian Yerasyl Abylkasymov on September 6 said he had asked the prosecutor-generalís office to prosecute Southern Kazakhstan Regionís health and administration officials.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.