A smart 'auto-disable' syringe
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WHO promotes 'auto-disable' syringes to prevent infection

The World Health Organisation will recommend the use of smart "auto-disable" syringes to reduce infections.

Dirty and reused syringes are blamed for millions of cases of HIV and Hepatitis every year.

David Shukman reports from Cambodia where an unlicensed doctor is accused of infecting over 270 people with HIV by giving them injections with dirty syringes.

  • 23 Feb 2015
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