The Hindu

Former IAF man opposes COVID-19 data sharing

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A retired Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel has moved the Maharashtr­a State Human Rights Commission against the Nagpur civic body for revealing his identity to an RSS-affiliated outfit after he tested positive for COVID-19. In his complaint, the man said he tested positive for COVID-19 on August 16 and got a call from Sumadhar Gokhale on August 18, who said the RSS through its arm Lok Kalyan Samiti, was providing services to infected patients. The complainan­t said such disclosure of data is a violation of a patient’s right to privacy.

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