Tag: Infected persons

COVID-19 vaccination protects even infected persons — NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Edo Branch, has said taking the COVID-19 vaccine effectively protects one from getting seriously ill, “even if you have COVID-19”. According to him, “getting vaccinated may also protect people around you, particularly people at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.” Dr Harrison Omokhua, Chairman[Read More…]

Senate Passes HIV/AIDS Anti-Discrimination Bill, Okays 2yr Jail Term, N1m Fine For Defaulters

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday passed the much awaited bill seeking to prevent the stigmatisation of and discrimination against those living with, or affected by HIV and AIDS in Nigeria. According to the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, the bill seeks to protect the human rights and[Read More…]