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2 Sep 2021
Hope of an effective Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) vaccine may have been dashed, as researchers announced Tuesday that an advanced trial in Africa had been stopped after data showed...
31 Aug 2021
Johnson & Johnson's highly anticipated HIV vaccine failed to demonstrate adequate protection in a clinical trial involving more than 2,600 young women in sub-Saharan Africa, the company and US health authorities said Tuesday.
8 Jul 2021
Unlike COVID-19, which took less than two years for scientists to develop effective vaccines, there is yet no functional Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) jab, four decades after the first cases were documented.
7 Jun 2021
In the four decades since the first cases of what would come to be known as AIDS were documented, scientists have made huge strides in HIV treatment, transforming what was once a death sentence to a manageable condition. What we still don't have is a vaccine that would train human immune systems to ward off…
15 Apr 2019
Antiretroviral therapy may soon be obsolete, as scientists have successfully used immune cells to kick the dormant form...
20 Apr 2018
Scientists are edging closer to a long-term preventative Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) vaccine, new research suggests.A single injection protected monkeys against a version of the virus for at least 18 weeks, suggesting the jab could offer people months of immunity....
7 Feb 2018
Research on Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) over the past decade has led to many promising ideas for vaccines to prevent infection by the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) virus, but very few candidate vaccines have been tested in clinical trials. One reason for this is the technical difficulty of manufacturing vaccines based on the envelope…
18 Sep 2017
An effective Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) vaccine may be a short step away now scientists have overcome a major stumbling block hindering its development.
21 Jul 2017
A decline in funding by donor agencies might threaten the search for a vaccine for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS).This was revealed yesterday in a 2016 document ahead of the 9th International AIDS Society....
20 May 2017
Director General of NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu, yesterday, in Abuja, at a press conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the annual HIV Vaccine Advocacy Day, said recent developments have indicated that...

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President Muhammadu Buhari has backed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to phase out the current 200, 500, and 1000 naira notes by Tuesday, January 31. The Presidency in a statement said Buhari insisted that the deadline is "aimed at people hoarding illicit funds and not the common man, and that it had become necessary…
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Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar on Saturday said the deadline for the use of old naira notes is unrealistic and causing discomfort. “The deadline is going to cause heavy discomfort for Nigerians," Atiku said in a video tweet. "It will be magnanimous for the Federal Government and the regulatory body…
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