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Hong Kong scientists report breakthrough antidote for viral diseases

Hong Kong scientists claim they have made a potential breakthrough discovery in the fight against infectious diseases — a chemical that could slow the spread of deadly viral illnesses.

Zika virus outbreak affects 72 people in India

Zika virus outbreak in India is turning out to be worse in 2018, with 72 people being diagnosed with the infection, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

Research: Zika virus likely cure for brain cancer

The report was published on Tuesday by researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch, who have been researching into the Zika virus for years, trying to figure out how the virus attacks the brain.

Scientists develop new tool to target mosquito-borne Zika virus

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.

First Zika case of 2018 reported in Singapore

After nearly four months without a reported case of Zika virus infection, the first case of 2018 was confirmed, last Thursday.

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Election: NLC urges Nigerians to put national interest first

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has commended Nigerians for mustering the courage to vote again after last-minute postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections last Saturday.

Telcos want federal government to repeal Tax Order 2015

Telecommunications operators under the aegis of the Association of Licenced Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has called on the federal government to look into the Tax and Levy Amended Order 2015 that was signed by the former Minister of Finance in the last administration, Mrs. Ngozi Okonji-Iwaela, and repeal it in order to save telecoms business from going under.

Two suspected traffickers nabbed as 164 Nigerians return from Libya

Two suspected human traffickers were on Friday apprehended for trafficking some Nigerians to Libya with the promise of taking them to Europe.

China: We believe Nigeria can manage its internal affairs

The Chinese government has expressed its readiness to continue to support Nigeria to manage its own internal affairs without any interference.

CP: Police will apply law against ballot box snatchers

The police commissioner in Adamawa State, Audu Madaki, has said his men will follow the dictates of the Electoral Act in handling election-related offences that may arise this weekend.