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Phase 2 Vaccination Programme kicks-off

Government has announced the beginning of Phase 2 of the National Covid- 19 Vaccination Programme encompassing of college and university lecturers and school teachers. According to the Ministry of Information, Government has been authorized by the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe to use the 4 vaccines namely; Sinopharm, Sinovac (China),Covaxin (India) & Sputnik-V (Russia). This comes after Zimbabwe received more ...

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Zupco drivers are frontline workers: ED

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced that Zupco drivers must be included in the state funded vaccination programme as they are frontline workers. In a statement, President Mnangagwa assured the public that the Zupco staff would continue to take care of the national fleet while adhering to the WHO covid-19 health guidelines. “I expect ZUPCO as our national public transport carrier, ...

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India to donate Covid-19 vaccine

Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Constantino Chiwenga has announced that Zimbabwe will be receiving Covid 19 vaccine from India. In a media briefing, VP Chiwenga noted that government will be purchasing another set of doses for the vaccination program which was launched a week ago. VP Chiwenga added that this purchase would also cement the economic ...

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Covid-19 vaccine does not cause Infertility- Experts

Health experts are dismissing rumors that Covid-19 vaccine causes infertility arguing that there is no evidence yet that the vaccinations cause any health issues for pregnant women. Covid 19 vaccine Dr Jennifer Conti who is a medical adviser for Modern Fertility said there’s zero evidence that COVID-19 vaccines interfere with fertility, therefore, she is urging everyone to be vaccinated to ...

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Zim COVID19 lockdown restrictions eased

Zimbabwe President. Honourable Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced new relaxed lockdown measures following the falling numbers in covid-19 cases in the country. In a live televised press conference to the nation yesterday, President Mnangagwa said everyone must remain alert to maintain the positive results the lockdowns have contributed in the fight against the pandemic. The revised lockdown measures paved way for ...

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NBSZ appeals for blood donations

The National Blood Service of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) said their blood stocks are critically low due to reduced number of donations coming in. Henceforth, they are appealing to blood donors of all blood groups to make that lifesaving donations. Press statement from NBSZ In a press statement, NBSZ’s Communication Officer Ephraim Mubayi stated that the blood is urgently needed inorder to ...

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VP Chiwenga Humbly sets Example for Zimbabweans

Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Constantino Chiwenga has today dismissed fake statements that foreign Covid-19 vaccines are targeted at Africans by taking his first dose of the vaccine. According to the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services he was the first to receive the vaccine at Wilkins Hospital today. Meanwhile, President Mnangagwa also thanked ...

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Vaccine to boost economy-ED

President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the economy will boost very fast if the majority of the country’s population is vaccinated against the incessant Covid-19 pandemic which has claimed the lives of many. At the R.G Mugaabe International Airport In his Twitter account, Mnangagwa said the first batch of vaccines was successfully delivered at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport. Henceforth, vaccination ...

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Mary Mubaiwa appeals to Supreme Court

Vice President Chiwenga’s enstranged wife Mary Mubaiwa has filed an appeal to the Supreme Court to have her bail conditions relaxed so that she will be able to travel to South Arica to seek medical treatment. Marry is suffering from an illness that causes swelling of hands and legs with wounds on it Mubaiwa is challenging the High Court’s decision upon ...

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Mandatory Cancer screening: VP. Chiwenga

With cancer being the world’s second cause of deaths, Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Constantino Chiwenga has said Government will impose a mandatory cancer screening for Zimbabweans. Speaking at the virtual World Cancer Day Commemoration, VP Chiwenga said introducing a mandatory cancer screening for certain age groups would be a good prevention and control plan. “My ...

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