AIDS control society denied reports of the prevalence of HIV in J&K

Project Director AIDS control society J&K today denied the report published in the local leading newspapers regarding the prevalence of HIV.The HIV prevalence in J&K is 0.08% and not 8% as reported. Moreover there is a difference between being HIV positive and being an AIDS patient.  The 4500 cases reported in J&K are of HIV detection which are also known as HIV positive cases and not all of these become AIDS patients