Why there’s no vaccine for HIV 37 years on

It has been 37 years since HIV was first discovered as the cause of AIDS, but there is still no vaccine available against this disease. This contrasts with the rapid speed of the COVID-19 vaccine development and distribution. This is…

*Masked gunmen kill Lagos director, steal phone, files (Punch)*Why boys must be involved in curbing gender/domestic violence (Nation)

Masked gunmen kill Lagos director,  steal phone, files (Punch) Aggrieved family members of a civil servant, Abiodun Adenuga, have called on the Lagos State Police Command to track down the gunmen who shot him at the Sindende Guest House in…

Nigeria records 460 new COVID-19 cases

Nigeria on Monday recorded 460 new COVID-19 cases, bring the total to 191,805. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) gave the figure via it’s website on Tuesday morning. The centre said the recent surge in infections was driven by…

US CDC recommends some vaccinated people resume wearing masks indoors

Just two months after lifting the COVID-19 mask mandate, the CDC is now recommending that some vaccinated people should resume wearing masks indoors in areas with high or substantial transmission of COVID-19. CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky made the announcement…

Malaria vaccine hailed as potential breakthrough

A malaria vaccine has proved to be 77% effective in early trials and could be a major breakthrough against the disease, says the University of Oxford team behind it. Malaria kills more than 400,000 people a year, mostly children in…

Macron says anyone in France who wants COVID-19 vaccine will have it by summer’s end

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday all French people who are willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19 will be offered a vaccine by the end of summer. In an interview with TF1 television, Macron also said that because the…

Why Israel is leading the world with COVID-19 vaccinations

Every day, the online research publication Our World In Data releases information about vaccine doses being administered across the globe. And every day, one country emerges as a world leader: Israel. For example, when the University of Oxford-based organization released…

Russia unveils covid vaccine ‘Sputnik V’

Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed Tuesday that Russian scientists achieved a breakthrough in the global vaccine race, announcing that the country has become the first to approve an experimental COVID-19 vaccine and that his own daughter has already taken a…

A clarion call to declare World War III against Covid-19 pandemic – Magnus Onyibe

To protect our lives and livelihood, let’s declare world war III against Covid-19 pandemic. The assertion above is underscored by the fact that until medical scientists find a vaccine, which we are told could take between six to 18 months,…

Coronavirus patients ‘are not testing positive twice – they’re just expelling dead lung cells’

Recovered coronavirus patients who later test positive are not getting reinfected, the World Health Organisation has said. They are actually still expelling dead lung cells rather than contracting a new infection, officials told AFP. It comes after South Korean officials…

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