Zimbabwe is buying Sinovac vaccines at US$10 a shot, spending US$12 million on the vaccines received from the Chinese manufacturer so far, government says. The country has so far bought a total of 1,2...
In the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, states and countries battled each other for scarce medical supplies in what governors and executives called a high-seas black market, exposing the woeful inadequacy of the global supply chain.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has written to Russian President Vladimir Putin about a contract to buy Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine doses, according to Zimbabwe’s ambassador to Moscow. Russia has already pledged a donation of 12,000 doses of its Sputnik V...
Zimbabwe will target the education sector, religious leaders and people with chronic illnesses to ramp up the country's slow COVID-19 vaccination programme after 400,000 more vaccine doses arrived from China on Tuesday. A consignment...
Government will open up COVID-19 vaccinations to groups that had been targeted for the second phase of the rollout, Cabinet said, a sign of slower-than-expected uptake of vaccines. The second phase includes staff in...
Private companies can now import COVID-19 vaccines for staff and for donations, but all procurement will be done through government, according to new guidelines just issued by Cabinet. In a statement on Tuesday, government...
Zimbabwe on Thursday become the first African country to authorise India’s COVAXIN coronavirus vaccine, just a day after the company announced an efficacy rate of 81% in Phase III trials. The Indian embassy in...
Zimbabwe plans to buy up to 1.8 million doses of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said, as the country received its first vaccines Monday.  A consignment of 200,000 doses of the...
The government has, at several points over recent weeks, announced that its COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan was ready.  As ever, government communication on a critical issue has been scattered and unsure. 
Transport minister Joel Biggie Matiza on Friday became the fourth government minister to die of COVID-19, as official statistics showed nearly half of all people dying from the disease are dying at home. Friday...
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