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130 000 African Children Contracted HIV In 2017–UN Agencies

Around 130, 000 children and adolescents became newly infected with HIV in western and central Africa in 2017, making the number of persons living with the condition to reach 800, 000 that year, said agencies of the United Nations (UN). The UNAIDS, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), who made this known at a …

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HIV/AIDS: Nigeria Has World Second Largest Epidemic, 720, 000 Treated—US

Nigeria has the second largest HIV epidemic in the world as well as one of the highest new infection rates in sub-Saharan Africa with many of its citizens living with the dreaded condition unaware of their status, the U.S. Mission in Nigeria has said. The Acting Public Affairs Officer of its Consulate General, Kevin Krapf, who made this known in …

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