12.7 million Nigerians living with hepatitis B –WHO

The 2021 viral hepatitis scorecard by the World Health Organisation indicates that an estimated 998,000 children under five years in Nigeria are chronic carriers of Hepatitis-B antigen. The scorecard also showed that not less than 11,679,000 other Nigerians are chronic carriers of viral Hepatitis-B. The scorecard, obtained by our correspondent on Sunday, looks at data

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