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Did You Know

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Reuse of infected syringes causes: 8 -16 million hepatitis B 7 million hepatitis C.

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Reuse of infected syringes causes: 80,000-160,000 HIV 1.3 million children die/ year

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Reuse of infected syringes causes: 22 million people get infected/ year

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Nearly 3,00,000 people die every year as a result of dirty syringes in India. (WHO)

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Even 15% of biomedical waste is highly dangerous if mixed with other waste.

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Incineration of medical waste releases highly toxic Dioxins and Furans

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About 1.3 million children die each year from syringe reuse.

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65% of syringes used in India are unsafe, causing infections to thousands of people!

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Nearly 4 times reuse of infected syringes In India