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"1.8 Million Nigerians Live With HIV/AIDS" NACA Reveals

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS says that 1.8 million people in Nigeria currently live with HIV/AIDS and that about 51 , 000 persons living with the infection died in the first two quarters of 2020. NACA Director -General , Dr . Gambo Aliyu, who spoke with newsmen partly blamed the high mortality on lack of access to

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Covid-19 Update: Nigeria's Total Cases Rise Above 40,000

The tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has reached 40,532 as 555 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The center disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle on Sunday night. It said that on the 26th of July 2020, 555 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in country. Also according to

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'No Hazard Allowance in UK' Health Minister Persuades Doctors Not To Leave

Nigerian doctors who are willing to leave the country for job abroad has been told by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire that there is no such thing as ‘hazard allowance’ aside from their salary in the UK. The Minister of Health in a speech at the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 briefing on Thursday, said the government was

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‘No Hazard Allowance in UK’ Health Minister Persuades Doctors Not To Leave

Nigerian doctors who are willing to leave the country for job abroad has been told by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire that there is no such thing as ‘hazard allowance’ aside from their salary in the UK. The Minister of Health in a speech at the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 briefing on Thursday, said the government was

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Covid-19 Update: Nigeria Records 499 New Cases, Total Rises Above 30,000

Nigeria has recorded 499 new cases of coronavirus on the 9th of July 2020, 499 bringing the total number of infections to 30,748. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced this via its website. It says that the 499 new cases are reported from 24 states. Lagos (157); Edo (59); Ondo (56); Oyo (31); Akwa Ibom (22); Borno (21); Plateau (19);

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Covid-19 Update: Nigeria’s Total Cases Near 30,000

Nigeria’s total cases of Covid-19 has reached 29,286 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirms 575 new cases on Monday, July 6. The report which was made known to the public via social media had it that the 575 cases were recorded in 20 States. Lagos the epicenter of the pandemic recorded 123 new cases, FCT-100, Delta-58, Edo-52, Ogun-42,

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