Shillong: The Meghalaya Aids Control Society today said the state was vulnerable to HIV/AIDS with the number of patients increasing among the high risk groupsbut prevalence of the disease was comparatively low."All districts of Meghalaya are categorised as `C`. This means there is less than one per cent ANC (antenatal clinic) prevalence in all sites during the past three years, but less than five per cent in all high risk groups surveillance sites," MACS Project Director S Laloo said.Migrants, truckers and aggregation of factory workers in the mineral-rich state constituted the high risk group. "Meghalaya is a low prevalence but vulnerable state," she said while speaking at the state level convention of faith-based organisation on HIV/AIDS here.
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