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The Majority of HIV/AIDS Patients In Bali Skipped Their Medications During the Covid-19 Pandemic

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The majority of HIV/AIDS patients in Bali skipped their medication and treatment during the Covid-19 pandemic, causing an increase in the HIV fatality rate.

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During the visit to the Secretary of Independent Journalist Alliance in Denpasar on Monday (4/4), the Head of Bali AIDS Countermeasure Commission Through Media Program, Yuni Ambara, confirmed that most patients who have HIV/AIDS in Bali decided to skip their medications during the Covid-19 pandemic, causing a significant surge in their fatality rate.

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“Per the data from the government, 60 percent of HIV/AIDS patients have died from Tuberculosis,” Yuni said. Accordingly, officials decided to increase the amount of Molecular Rapid Test (TCM) to increase their ability to find new cases.

“We hope we can reduce the fatality rate of this virus by providing early medication to the patients,” Yuni added.

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According to the data from Bali provincial government from 1987 to 2022, Bali has 26,209 HIV/AIDS cases.

Meanwhile, the Head of Bali AIDS Countermeasure Commission Secretary, AA Ngurah Patria Nugraha, hopes that HIV/AIDS awareness will go back to normal post-pandemic so that the government can prevent further transmission among the people.

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J West

Wednesday 6th of April 2022

Cancelled surgeries in every country, elective and necessary, have killed many thousands. The late or non-diagnosis and lack of treatment of tumors, cancers, cardiac etc because ICUs have readied for Covid instead of action are diabolical. Only countries that have private healthcare where wealthy people can buy timely treatment is it safe to be sick. In Canada for example doctors no longer diagnose minor ailments like cardiac, brain tumor, hypertension . There’s no room in hospitals. The average wait time for a CT scan is years. If your aorta is plugged…. you’re screwed.

Kadek

Wednesday 6th of April 2022

Wondering if, accidentally, these people who died were double or triple vaccinated.

Wayan Bo

Wednesday 6th of April 2022

Great prospect’s, if not got Covid then perhaps HIV, or both.

Mat

Thursday 7th of April 2022

@Wayan Bo, some weeks ago saying that HIV will be another pandemic was a conspiracy theory. "See me coming", said HIV.