Illumina Unveils Revolutionary NovaSeq X Series to Rapidly Accelerate Genomic Discoveries and Improve Human Health

New technology enables highest levels of accuracy at immense scale, with the power to sequence more than 20,000 genomes per year Our most sustainable high-throughput sequencer delivers 90% reduction in packaging and 50% reduction in plastic waste, and eliminates dry ice shipments, expanding global access to genomic medicine SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN), a global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, today announced…

UK will resume relations with Sudan only under civilian government

The United Kingdom (UK) will resume support and enhance bilateral relations with Sudan only after the reinstatement of a civilian government.There is no sign on the horizon of a political agreement between the political forces and armed groups on the formation of a transitional government in Sudan.For their part, the coup leaders who ousted a civilian-led cabinet in October 2021 say they would hand over power to a civilian cabinet…

UK will resume relations with Sudan only under civilian government

The United Kingdom (UK) will resume support and enhance bilateral relations with Sudan only after the reinstatement of a civilian government.There is no sign on the horizon of a political agreement between the political forces and armed groups on the formation of a transitional government in Sudan.For their part, the coup leaders who ousted a civilian-led cabinet in October 2021 say they would hand over power to a civilian cabinet…

Uganda Fights Deadly Ebola Outbreak as President Assures It’s Under Control

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has assured the country that an Ebola outbreak is under control and that no restrictions on movement are needed. The country’s health officials confirmed cases of a deadly Sudan ebolavirus with six reported deaths out of 31 confirmed cases. Uganda's medical association says some of its members are critically ill and has threatened to join a strike by medical interns over what they say is inadequate…

World Bank, WFP support 1 mln+ food insecure in Sudan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) alongside the World Bank, have provided cash assistance to over a million people across 154 locations in Sudan, in the last two weeks. The joint programme called the Sudan Emergency Safety Nets Project, responds to the deep food insecurity in Sudan caused by a poor harvest and rising food prices. Over the following four months, at least two million people will receive emergency…

ACJPS call on Sudan and int’l efforts to help with ‘unidentified bodies crisis’

The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) today called on several organisations and figures in Sudan, including the Attorney General, Minister of Health, United Nations and, various professional associations to implement the recommendations, concerning the protocol on dealing with unidentified bodies, announced by the Missing Persons Investigation Committee (MPIC) on September 19.The urgent report published by the ACJPS, in line with the MPIC’s recommendations, established their demands and…