2.9m

2.9m HIV positive Nigerians not on treatment — EXPERTS

2.9m HIV positive Nigerians not on treatment — EXPERTS

AN estimated 2.9 million people living with HIV/AIDS out of 3.4 million Nigerians diagnosed last year are not receiving treatment needed to suppress the infection. Those affected, most of who are currently living in hiding, are not only at risk of death from HIV related illnesses, but are also infecting new people, causing a surge of the disease.