Dozens of schoolboys infected with HIV after secret blood trial, inquiry hears

Posted on June 11, 2019 8:00 pm

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More than fifty boys were infected with HIV after they were secretly enrolled in a clinical trial of contaminated blood products, according to the Infected Blood Inquiry. The boys were all students at Treloars College in Hampshire. Treloars is a special disability school, and they provided a place for haemophiliacs in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Eighty haemophiliacs at the school received the polluted blood, and just sixteen are alive today. (NOTE: The Infected Blood Inquiry was formed after the contaminated blood scandal in the UK, when at least 3,891 people with haemoplilia became infected with hepatitis C and HIV, as…