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Hospital beds on “high demand” as Covid 19 infections increase in Zimbabwe

Tafadzwa Nyikadzino The recent surge of Covid 19 infections in the country has increased the demand of hospital beds for coronavirus patients across the country, Cabinet has revealed. Addressing journalists at a post cabinet briefing, Information, Publicity and...

Covid 19 vaccination to go beyond curfew time

Tendai Ziso The ongoing Covid 19 vaccination program is set to go beyond curfew time as government aims to quickly reach its target to inoculate 60% of the country's population, State of the Nation has learnt. This comes after several people are failing to get Covid...

Lack of sanitary wear forces girls out of schools in rural areas

Tafadzwa Nyikadzino The unavailability of sanitary towels and pads in rural areas is forcing female students to drop out of school at the onset of menstruation, a parliament official has revealed. The Director of the Parliament’s budget office Pepukai Chikovore said...

Zimbabwe approves use of Ivermectin for research based Covid 19 treatment

Tafadzwa Nyikadzino The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) has allowed the use of Ivermectin to treat Covid 19 patients for research purposes following global reports that the drug can reduce the viral load, amount of virus in the respiratory tract and the...
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