Nigeria Introduces Revolutionary Meningitis Vaccine, First in the World

Nigeria has made history by becoming the first country in the world to introduce a groundbreaking meningitis vaccine recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), marking a significant milestone in global healthcare. The new meningitis vaccine (called Men5CV), offers comprehensive protection against the five major strains of meningococcal bacteria (A, C, W, Y, and X) […]

Tinubu Urges Gavi to Partner with Nigerian Vaccine Manufacturers

President Bola Tinubu has called upon Gavi, the vaccine alliance, to partner with potential Nigerian vaccine manufacturers. This appeal was made during a meeting held at the State House in Abuja on Thursday, where President Tinubu engaged with a delegation from Gavi led by its Chief Executive Officer, Sania Nishtar. Highlighting the critical importance of […]

Gaza hospital in ruins after two-week Israeli raid

Israel’s military says it has pulled out of al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City after a two-week military operation that has destroyed much of the hospital complex. According to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), troops “killed terrorists” and found “numerous weapons and intelligence documents” in the area. The raid happened after Israel said it had intelligence […]

Prince and Princess Touched by Global Support Following Catherine’s Diagnosis

A spokesperson from Kensington Palace has conveyed the gratitude of the Prince and Princess of Wales for the outpouring of support and kind messages they have received following Catherine’s cancer diagnosis. The statement issued on Saturday also expressed appreciation for the public’s understanding of their request for privacy during this challenging time. In her video […]

Princess of Wales Catherine Discloses Cancer Diagnosis Journey

In a recent video address, the Princess of Wales, Catherine, disclosed that she has commenced treatment following a recent cancer diagnosis. Expressing her astonishment at the news after navigating through a particularly challenging period, she conveyed a resolute tone, emphasizing her current well-being and gradual strengthening with each passing day. While specific details regarding the […]

Potential of Crispr Technology in Eradicating HIV Virus

Scientists have reported a breakthrough in HIV treatment, claiming to have effectively removed the virus from infected cells using Crispr gene-editing technology, which earned its creators a Nobel Prize. Operating like molecular scissors, Crispr edits DNA to excise or deactivate problematic segments. While the ultimate goal is to completely eliminate HIV from the body, further […]

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Bill to Protect IVF Clinics

Alabama lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at safeguarding in-vitro fertilization (IVF) clinics and practitioners from legal repercussions and criminal charges. The state’s supreme court recently decided that frozen embryos should possess the same rights as children, holding individuals accountable for their destruction. Following the ruling, at least three IVF clinics halted their treatments, causing […]

Abuja Nurses Protest New Certification Guidelines

In the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, nurses took to the streets to protest against the newly released verification certification guidelines by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. Marching to the headquarters of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, the nurses voiced their discontent, labeling the guidelines as an infringement on their […]

Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin Delegates Responsibilities to Deputy Amid Hospitalization

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin has delegated his duties to his deputy while undergoing treatment for an “emergent bladder issue” at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the Pentagon confirmed. Mr Austin, aged 70, is currently receiving care in the critical care unit of the medical center in Virginia, with the duration of his […]

King Charles Expresses Gratitude for Support Amid Cancer Diagnosis

In his first statement since being diagnosed with cancer, King Charles has conveyed his “heartfelt thanks” for the outpouring of support from the public. The 75-year-old monarch, currently receiving treatment for an unspecified form of cancer at Sandringham, acknowledged the comforting impact of kind messages. The news of the King’s cancer diagnosis was officially announced […]