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.Adapted from:
Agence France Presse
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