#Breaking: Zim Confirms First Coronavirus Case

Health and Child Care Minister, Dr Obadiah Moyo has confirmed Zimbabwe’s first Coronavirus (Covid-19) case. By Michael Gwarisa The minister said the case was identified in Victoria Falls and is currently being monitored in the resort town while other suspected cases are also being checked at various health institutions. Read full statement from ministry below

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SAYWHAT Steps Up PrEP Availability And Accessibility For College Students

SAYWHAT,an organisation advocating for University Students’ Sexual Reproductive Health Rights(SRHR) in Zimbabwe wants Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) at college clinics as a preventive measure. By Kuda Pembere Speaking at a workshop addressing how students in universities are having challenges in accessing PrEP,a SayWhat and AVAC Fellow Cleopatra  Makura said in her findings, she noticed that most clinics do not have this product. Her research found a big gap among university students females in particular since they are the most vulnerable. “Basically it’s for us to have awareness. The first thing for…

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#JUSTIN: SA Airways Suspends International & Regional Flights

SOUTH African (SAA) has announced an immediate suspension  of all regional and international operations until the end of May in response to a government travel ban aimed at stopping the transmission of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) The decision means SAA will only render services domestically between Johannesburg and Cape Town.  The suspension of flights follows the gazetting of Regulations and the issuing of a Notice to Air Men (NOTAM), an official government notice prohibiting the embarkation and disembarkation of crew and passengers from SAA’s three international destinations. The regulation is effective…

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Italy’s Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses China’s

Italy’s death toll from its coronavirus epidemic has now reached 3,405, eclipsing the 3,245 coronavirus-related deaths in China, now the world’s second highest. Although Italy registered fewer deaths than the day before, it announced over 5,000 new cases on Thursday. How is Italy dealing with its coronavirus outbreak? Health care systems in Italy are reported to be at a breaking point, with hospitals having to turn away patients for lack of space. As the crisis has worsened, Italy has enforced ever more stringent controls on its population. On Thursday, Prime…

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#BREAKING: Emirates Plane Carrying Zambia Covid-19 Cases Lands In Harare

ZIMBABWE travellers who were on board an Emirates flight EK713 which arrived in Harare on Sunday, March 15, 2020 after dropping off passengers in Lusaka including a Zambian couple which later tested positive for Coronavirus could have been exposed  to the deadly  virus, HealthTimes can reveal. By Michael Gwarisa Zambia Health Minister, Dr Chitalu Chilufya on Wednesday confirmed that his country had recorded its first two Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases, a Zambian couple that had gone on a 10 day holiday in France. The couple  arrived in Zambia aboard an Emirates…

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