Homosexuals, Prostitutes Top List of HIV/AIDs Patients in Nigeria – Survey



Homosexuals and prostitutes top the table of people living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, according to a recent survey.

Excerpt from Punch:

The study known as the Integrated Biological and Behavioural Surveillance Survey came under the auspices of the National AIDs and Sexually Transmitted Infections Control Programme.

According to the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, about 3.4 million Nigerians were living with HIV/AIDS in 2012.More current figures are still being awaited.

With a national prevalence of 3.4 per cent, Nigeria is the second country with the highest burden of HIV in the world after Swaziland.

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