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.
Zimbabwe is set to receive a second batch of Chinese vaccines on Tuesday, a combination of 600,000 doses purchased by the government and another donation of 200,000 doses, amid worrying signs that the immunization programme launched last...
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...
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...
Schools resume classes starting Monday, teens can now be vaccinated, and restaurants can serve vaccinated sit-in clients under new relaxed COVID-19 measures announced by Government. Exam classes resume on 30 August, while other...
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 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...
Government has sent out a message to its workers: if you're not vaccinated, don't come to work. In July, the Public Service Commission instructed that all heads of ministries ensure that all workers are...
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...
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...
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