Infected with HIV through treatment with contaminated blood

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Jason Evans was just four years old when his father Jonathan died after being infected with HIV through treatment with contaminated blood” BBC (2017).

The BBC report “Jason Evans was just four years old when his father Jonathan died after being infected with HIV through treatment with contaminated blood. Now in what is understood to be the first case of its kind, Jason is taking legal action against the government for its role in his father’s death. More than 2,000 people – mostly haemophiliacs – have died after being infected with HIV and hepatitis C through blood treatments. The victims were infected over 25 years ago, in what has been called the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS. But even now new cases are still being diagnosed.

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