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Nigeria Orders AIDS Drugs from India

April 11, 2001

The President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has ordered a $4 million purchase of AZT from India to assist those living with AIDS, according to Health Minister Alphonsus Nwosu. The drugs are expected in a few weeks. An estimated 5.4 percent of the population in Nigeria is HIV-positive.


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Agence France Presse
04.11.01


  
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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