The government is now allowing private hospitals, clinics and medical aid societies to administer COVID-19 vaccines, as it moves to ramp up inoculations amid a surge of infections. President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said the...
The government will now require that all its workers be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a circular issued by the Public Service Commission (PCS) on Monday. "All civil servants are considered to be front...
Zimbabwe on Thursday received two million more COVID-19 vaccine doses bought from Sinovac, pledging to ramp up a vaccination campaign that is under pressure from rising demand for shots.The latest delivery means Zimbabwe has now bought 3.2...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced a tighter curfew, slashed business hours and banned all inter-city travel in a response to rising COVID19 cases. The measures take effect immediately and will be reviewed in...
The US's Centres for Disease Control (CDC) now ranks Zimbabwe among safe countries with the lowest COVID-19 risk for travellers, according to an updated travel advisory. Zimbabwe has moved to Level 1, "Low Risk",...
Tests have confirmed the presence in Zimbabwe of B.1.617, the COVID-19 variant first identified in India, the Ministry of Health says.  VP Constantino Chiwenga said in a statement today that tests conducted on samples...
Zimbabwe will receive US$75 million over the next three years from the Global Fund, towards its efforts to fight COVID-19, Cabinet announced on Tuesday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government says it plans to spend US$100...
Zimbabwe began its COVID-19 vaccination programme on February 18, 2021. In this report, the Public Health Information Lab (PHILA), a public health initiative of newZWire, looks at the country’s vaccine procurement plan; what vaccines...
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has been proved to have high efficacy against the coronavirus strain first detected in South Africa, the companies said in a joint announcement. Pfizer and BioNTech's updated analysis of the...
Chinese vaccine makers Sinopharm and Sinovac have presented data on their COVID-19 vaccines indicating levels of efficacy that would be compatible with those required by the World Health Organisation, the chair of a WHO advisory panel said...
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