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Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) has developed a repellent to control mosquitoes that spread dengue, Chikunganya and Zika diseases, a senior research scientist revealed on Monday.
Chinese Customs Authorities reported on Tuesday they had detected the first case of imported Zika virus in 2018 in a man who had recently traveled to the Maldives.
Dr Maggy Sikulu-Lord, a University of Queensland researcher, on Thursday, said scientists have developed cheap tool that could rapidly identify mosquitoes infected with the dangerous Zika virus.
“It was the view of the committee that the conditions for a Public Health Emergency of International Concern have not currently been met,” WHO said in a statement after a meeting of its International Health Regulations Emergency Committee.
Scientists Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson won the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for cryo-electron microscopy, a simpler and better method for imaging tiny, frozen molecules.
The International Olympic Committee has suspended all Indian applications to host future events and urged international sports federations not to stage competitions in the country after two Pakistanis were denied visas to compete in New Delhi.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Friday claimed that its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, stopped South East governors from rigging election in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division Thursday night upturned the decision of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court which barred the All Progressives Congress (APC) from fielding candidates in the forthcoming general elections in Zamfara state.
Tesla Inc has started delivering Model 3 cars in China slightly ahead of schedule, as it looks to revive its sales that have been hit hard by Sino-U.S. trade tensions.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba can become the best player in the world, according to Nemanja Vidic.
German police confirmed Thursday that a Manchester City fan is in a critical condition following an alleged assault after the Premier League club’s Champions League match against Schalke.
Dr. Olapade Agoro, former Presidential candidate of National Action Council (NAC), has said Nigerians must caution both President Muhammadu Buhari and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Presidential candidate, Abubakar Atiku not to set the country on fire.
Ahead of Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has called on all eligible voters to come out en masse and vote for a candidate of their choice.
Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN) has called on the Kaduna State government and security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators of gruesome killings of 66 persons in Kajuru, Kaduna State, are apprehended and brought to book.
The leadership of the both chambers of the National Assembly has postponed the resumption of plenary earlier scheduled for Tuesday February 19, to Tuesday, February 26.