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April, 2020

March, 2020

  • 26 March

    Those Wishing Me COVID-19 Will Have HIV – Yahaya Bello

    Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has said those wishing him COVID-19 will catch the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Read Also: COVID-19: Lagos Assembly Passes Law, Recommends Violators Of Lockdown Order To Face Jail Term He said this in a video while he was exercising on a thread mill. Many reports …

December, 2019

  • 30 December

    Chinese Court Jails Researcher For Editing Babies’ Genes

    A Chinese court sentenced researcher He Jiankui to three years in prison on Monday for “illegally carrying out human embryo gene-editing intended for reproduction”. Read Also: ‘Igbos Are Most Intelligent, Smartest Tribe In Nigeria’, Says Obasanjo The state-run Xinhua news agency reports that the researcher was also fined 3 million yuan …

November, 2019

August, 2019

June, 2019

  • 13 June

    Hepatitis B More Infectious Than HIV – Expert

    Dr Bello Kumo, a consultant Gastroenterologist with Ahamadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, says Hepatitis BVirus (HBV) is more infectious than HIV. Kumo stated this in a paper entitled “Face to Face with Hepatitis B: Cost and Burden”, presented at a public lecture organised by Kashim Ibrahim Fellows (KIF) in …

May, 2019

  • 3 May

    Doctor Infects 65 Children, 25 Others With HIV

    At least 90 people, including 65 children, are believed to have been infected with the HIV virus in Pakistan by an HIV-positive doctor, using a contaminated syringe, officials said Friday. “We have arrested a doctor after receiving complaints from the health authorities,” said Kamran Nawaz, the local police chief heading …

  • 3 May

    HIV Can Be Prevented After Unprotected Sex, Research Shows

    HIV-suppressing medication can make the AIDS virus “untransmittable,” even among couples who have sex without using condoms, new research showed Friday. The Europe-wide study monitored nearly 1,000 gay male couples over a period of eight years, where one partner was HIV-positive and receiving antiretroviral (ART) treatment, while the other was …

March, 2019

  • 14 March

    1.9 Million People Living With HIV In Nigeria – Report

    Why I Haven’t Unveiled My New Cabinet – Buhari

    President, Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja disclosed that the new report on HIV prevalence put the people living with the dreaded disease currently in the country at 1.9 million. Buhari spoke while formally unveiling the findings of the 2018 Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) in Abuja. Buhari …

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