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...
Zimbabwe is in the process of registering Sinovac, a second Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, and is monitoring vaccines from elsewhere for possible consideration, government says. The vaccine is now in its last stage towards being...
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 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...
In September 2020, Zimbabwe announced a panel of experts to advise government on its COVID-19 response. “The public may recall that Cabinet approved the establishment of a COVID-19 Experts Advisory Committee, whose objective will...
Unvaccinated people account for over 90% of new COVID-19 hospitalisations and 88.9% of deaths being recorded in the community during the ongoing third wave in Zimbabwe, according to new data by the Ministry of Health and Child...
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",...
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...
Common Law with Mike Murenzvi “We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson
South Africa will offer its stock of coronavirus vaccines that were developed by Oxford/AstraZeneca to the African Union after they were found to have little impact on mild infections caused by a variant of the virus first...
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