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New malaria vaccine with “world-changing” potential developed by scientists at the University of Oxford.

A malaria vaccine with “world-changing” potential has been developed by scientists at the University of Oxford. The team expect it to be rolled out next year after trials showed up to 80% protection against the deadly disease. Crucially, say the scientists, their vaccine is cheap and they already have a deal to manufacture more than 100 million doses a year. …

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The Quillay Tree: The Chilean tree behind the world’s first malaria vaccine and the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine (Video)

The quillay tree, a rare evergreen native to central Chile, has long been used by indigenous people to make soap and medicine. Now it is also providing a key ingredient in some of the world’s most important vaccines, from the world’s first malaria jab to the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine. But some fear growing demand is stretching this rare natural resource to …

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Bill Gates Would ‘Marry Melinda All Over Again’ Despite Divorce: I ‘Highly Recommend Marriage’

“Melinda and I… I feel lucky that I get to work with her,” Bill Gates said of the current state of his relationship with ex-wife Melinda French Gates Bill Gates is reflecting on his and Melinda French Gates‘ marriage and divorce.   The Microsoft co-founder, 66, opened up about where he stands with the philanthropist and global advocate, 57, in a Sunday Times interview published …

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Dear Tunji Bello, SOS On Igando’s Monster Dumpsite

By Felix Oboagwina Oga Mi, Compliments of the season. Today, I feel comfortable raising this subject with you because, as the Honourable Commissioner for The Environment, you are doing your second tenure on the driving seat of this critical ministry, following your initial 2011-2015 stint under Governor Babatunde Fashola. This connotes that you would be well versed about the issue …

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