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9-year-old pricks finger on soiled needle at seashore, examined for HIV

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In a weird incident, a 9-year-old has undergone an HIV take a look at after by chance stabbing himself with a syringe within the seashore sand at Boscombe, close to Bournemouth, UK. According to his dad, he was taken to the hospital to have checks executed to see if the needle was contaminated and it’ll be eight weeks till they get the outcomes. 

According to experiences, the seashore ranger did not assist them and the boy was not even given first help. A lifeguard got here to the rescue and helped clear up the wound with antiseptic wipes. 

“Now we have got eight weeks of worrying “has he got HIV”, said his dad, as quoted by Metro. They were trying to reassure us the chances are low. “Because he’s under-18 he had injections for hepatitis B and D, we’ll return in three months for an additional one. My different two youngsters have been frightened sick for his or her older brother. I’m simply cross, upset, and disillusioned. At this level we nonetheless have to attend to see if he has HIV,” his dad added. 

The family, who live in Bournemouth and are frequent visitors to the beach, say they were disappointed at how the situation was handled. 

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