Daily Archives: April 6, 2021

New HIV vaccine with a 97% antibody response rate shows promise in ‘landmark’ first-in-human trial

A novel vaccine approach for the prevention of HIV has shown promise in Phase I trials. IAVI and Scripps Research reported that the vaccine which is being developed to act as an immune primer, to trigger the activation of naïve B cells via a process called germline-targeting, as the first stage in a multi-step vaccine regimen to elicit…

Police rescue 13-year-old old girl from kidnappers in Benue, arrest two suspects

Men of Benue Joint security outfit codename “Operation Zenda” have rescued a 13-year-old girl few hours after she was kidnapped by hoodlums in Kwande Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the girl identified as Mngusuur Iorlian was kidnapped at about 12 pm on Sunday night, April 4, from her father’s residence, located opposite NKST…

Vladimir Putin signs legislation that formally grants him the right to stay in power until 2036

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has signed legislation formally granting him the right to stay in power until 2036. Putin’s second consecutive and fourth overall presidential term ends in 2024, the year when Russia’s previous Constitution would have required him to step down. But an overhauled Constitution that Russians approved in a nationwide vote last…