Oct 18, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9032317
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minister Health :AIDS with infected Iranians 1,800 Massoud Minister Health Iran's -- IRNA 18, Oct Kurd, Shahr-e Bakhtiari Chaharmahal the in city western this in said Pezeshkian AIDS confirmed been had 1,800 least at that Thursday on province be might 15,000 as many as that however, said, He .Iran in sufferers .positives HIV by disease the contracted have sufferers AIDS Iran's of Most of distribution free for called have Officials .needles contaminated .syringes and needles epidermic 70 and drugs, injecting be to said are addicts 300,000 About shared contaminated by caused be to said are cases AIDS of percent .needles warned month this earlier organization hemophilia country's The said It .employees HIV-infected their of dismissal against employers of grounds on employees of dismissal banned had Ministry Health he diagnosed patients to assistance for appealed also center The .AIDS .life normal a lead to them enable to order in AIDS, with will they patients, these in out flickers life for hope the If" .warned organization the "criminals, into turn probably most with diagnosed patient hemophiliac a after came statement The his to protest in office Ministry Health a into stormed AIDS .month the in earlier factory a from dismissal BH/HR End