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ALARMING! 270,000 Children Living With HIV in Nigerian – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund ( UNICEF ) has said that at least 270,000 children aged 0 to 14 years were living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Nigeria as at 2016. The figure represented the lion share of

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Devastating! HIV Positive Italian Man Intentionally Infects 30 Women | See Details

A HIV positive Italian man who intentionally infected 30 women including a 14-year-old and another victim who passed it onto her baby has been jailed for 24 years, Daily Mail reports. Valentino Talluto called himself ‘Hearty Style’ as he seduced

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”I want to advise more women to know their status” HIV+ Mom of Three Shares Her Ordeal

Rakiya Zuberu, 35, was infected with HIV by her late husband. Rakiya, who has three children says two of them are HIV positive. Rakiya, whose hands were given out in marriage by her father at age 15, claims she has

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Teenage Girl Shares Sad Story of How She Contracted HIV & VVF in Hands of Boko Haram

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC), in a news report by The Nation said it has arrested a 15-year old girl, Fatima K. She is believed to be a former wife of a Boko Haram factional leader, Mamman Nur.

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New Report: Researchers Identify Potent Antibody That Neutralizes Nearly All HIV Strains

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health, the largest biomedical research agency in the world, have identified an antibody named N6 from an HIV-infected person that potently neutralized 98% of HIV isolates tested, including 16 of 20 strains resistant to

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Bauchi Lawmaker, Maryam Begel Reveals HIV Is Spreading Faster In Matrimonial Homes

Bauchi lawmaker, Mrs Maryam Begel, noted that investigations conducted revealed that the HIV virus is spreading faster in matrimonial homes in most Northern states of the country than outside the home. Speaking with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi, Begel,

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Nigerian Lady Narrates How Her Lover ‘Deliberately’ Infected Her With HIV

A Nigerian lady, 31, explained how her Irish lover, James Turner, deliberately infected her with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV. The Nation reports that the unnamed lady, who is a real estate agent, claimed she met her 64-year-old lover eight years

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HIV Positive Mum Who Gave Birth To A Healthy Baby Boy Shares Her Story To Inspire Others

Paida Mutopo, a 20-year-old student, contracted HIV from her mother, Mavis, who had no idea she had the virus until her daughter was diagnosed. Paida, from Rochdale, Manchester was told she was HIV-positive when she was just 11 and believed she

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Touching! Mum Narrates How She Miraculously Escaped Contracting HIV From Hubby

This touching story was shared by a woman on social media, explaining that although she had sex with her husband who was HIV positive, and even had a child with him but she didn’t contract the disease, Information Nigeria reports.

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Stepdad Purposely Infects Step Kids With HIV

A stepdad deliberately infected his two step-daughters with HIV after raping them. According to the Daily Mail, the girls were aged 11 and 14 when they contracted the potentially deadly virus. The stepdad, 60, had originally denied the accusations but

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