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Akwa Ibom And Benue Rank Very High As States With The Highest Number Of People Living With HIV In Nigeria — NACA

The latest quarterly factsheet of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has revealed that two states – Akwa Ibom and Benue, have the highest number of people infected with HIV in the country. According to the report, 48 out of every 1,000 persons selected at random in the states are likely to […]

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Chloroquine Kills Coronavirus In Early Stage. Science Has Been Mixed With Politics — NAFDAC DG

The Director-General, NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has confirmed that chloroquine is effective in the early stages of COVID-19 infection. According to her, the drug is working but only at the early stage. “We have realised that chloroquine is effective at the early stage. I was watching CNN about four days ago and heard Sanjay Gupta, […]

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The Taller You Are, The Higher Your Risk Of Contracting Coronavirus – Research

University researchers believe taller people may be at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 compared to their smaller peers. The early findings of a survey of 2000 people in the UK and US suggests that the virus is transmitted via what ‘aerosol transmission’, rather than droplets alone. The study found that being tall, specifically being over […]