After 5 years of AIDS disease decreased, Corona storm hits Gujarat

Gandhinagar, 11 November 2020

Every year 2200 to 2500 people die due to AIDS in Gujarat. December 1 will be World AIDS Day after 19 days. Then deaths from corona and AIDS will be compared. In Gujarat, there are 90 thousand AIDS patients. In 2018-2019, there were 9023 AIDS positive patients in Gujarat. Which the government claims to be lower than in previous years. The figures are. 10630 patients were positive in 2014–15, 9836 in 2015–16, 9662 in 2016–17 and 10396 in 2017–18. The government’s health department claims that the least number of patients have been registered in the last five years.

AIDS, which has plagued India since 1986, has had a worse impact in 32 years than Corona. By 2000, 0.41 percent and by 2012, 0.37 percent of people in Gujarat were infected with HIV-AIDS. 90 thousand patients were undergoing treatment. AIDS was more prevalent in Surat, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Navsari, Dahod, Banaskantha, Bhavnagar districts where people with lonely and poor health services live.

District wise Performance of ICTC- General Clients (2018-19)

Ahmedabad 1451
Amreli 100
Anand 248
Aravalli 136
Banas Kantha 354
Bharuch 176
Bhavnagar 347
Botad 30
Chhota Udaipur 39
Dahod 260
Devbhoomi Dwarka 9
Gandhinagar 240
Gir Somnath 39
Jamnagar 200
Junagarh 167
Kachchh 340
Kheda 459
Mahisagar 63
Mehsana 226
Morbi 89
Narmada 24
Navsari 134
Panch Mahals 215
Patan 230
Porbandar 64
Rajkot 493
Sabar Kantha 266
Surat 1156
Surendranagar 207
Tapi 123
The Dangs 11
Vadodara 828
Valsad 299
Total  9023


In the last two years in 2019-20, 9900 people died due to TB, 2200 due to cancer and 1600 people due to HIV / AIDS in Gujarat. Every year 7 thousand people die from E3 diseases.

The highest number of deaths due to HIV / AIDS and cancer occurred in Ahmedabad district. In two years, AIDS has killed 196 people. In Ahmedabad, 1062 people died due to cancer.

Surat / 185 deaths, Vadodara (109 deaths) and Rajkot (88) districts have higher HIV / AIDS deaths. During these two years, there were zero deaths due to cancer in Narmada, Anand, Bharuch, Mahisagar, Panchmahal, Tapi, Dang, Dahod and Chhota Udepur districts. Similarly, Deng has the lowest number of accidents with one death due to HIV / AIDS.

According to a report published in the American Journal of Nature, the immune system of cows can reduce the risk of HIV by 20% in 42 days. Scientists gave 2–2 injections of HIV to 4 cows. After a month, the cows began to develop immunity.