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The Food and Drug Administration has authorized a COVID-19 test that uses the gene-editing technology CRISPR and returns results in around one hour.

US authorises CRISPR-based test for coronavirus

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized a COVID-19 test that uses the gene-editing technology CRISPR and returns results in around one hour.
“We are picking some people but we are also missing some people,” said Africa CDC director John Nkengasong. “The situation will get worse before it gets better because the chances are clear that people have slipped through.”

Africa coronavirus cases to rise as some escape detection – CDC

Africa will likely see increasing numbers of coronavirus cases in coming weeks because it’s “very likely” that some cases are slipping through the net, the head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control said on Thursday.
Mary Robinette Kowal’s The Calculating Stars (the first in her Lady Astronaut series) won Best Novel

Women sweep the Hugo Awards

The 2019 Hugo Awards were held on August 18th at the Dublin World Science Fiction Convention (also known as Worldcon) to honor the best science fiction and fantasy works from the last year.

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Beijing education authorities on Friday said that staff and students shall wear masks at school and only take them off on outdoor occasions where there are no crowds and no contacts.

Beijing imposes mandatory mask-wearing in schools

Beijing education authorities on Friday said that staff and students shall wear masks at school and only take them off on outdoor occasions where there are no crowds and no contacts.

Nnamdi Kanu condemns arrest of 70 Biafrans, writes UK, U.S to intervene

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Friday, condemned the arrest of seventy, (70) Biafrans in Imo state.

Professor Soyombo: I’ve resumed as UNILAG acting vice-chancellor

The newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Professor Theophilus Soyombo, said he has resumed office.
The Executive Director of NFVCB, Mr Adebayo Thomas, made the call in an interview on Sunday in Abuja.

Censors board seizes, destroys illicit films worth N3.5 billion in three years

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has seized and destroyed pornographic and other unapproved films and video works worth N3.5 billion in three years.

Nigeria signs MoU with India over space cooperation

Nigeria and the Indian Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the usage and exploration of the outer space.