Zim Pharmacists Warn Gvt Against Using Chloroquine & Hydroxychloroquine For COVID-19 Treatment

THE Pharmaceutical Society Of Zimbabwe (PSZ) has warned the ministry of health child care against distributing Chloroquine  (CQ) & Hydroxychloroquine  (HCQ) in health institutions for the purposes of COVID-19 Treatment and prevention since the products are still at clinical trial  stage and haven’t been approved for use. By Michael Gwarisa Early this week, Information minister, Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa said even though there has  not been any need for medications and drugs used to treat COVID19 patients in the country to date, in the past week, drugs that were identified in…

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Science, Politics And Journalism In The COVID-19 Pandemic

THE COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on the world, with global infections having surpassed the 7.5 million mark, and almost half a million lives have been lost globally. Dr Grant Murewanhema The virus has spread to over 200 countries, and some continue to experience exponential increases in infections. This is probably the most rapidly spreading pathogen encountered in modern times, and increased globalization and mobility has not made the situation any better. Governments have imposed lockdowns on citizens to curb transmission and flatten their curves. Global trade has…

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#RETRACTION: Use Of Wrong Pic In The Story “Gvt Warns Teachers Conducting Lessons During Lockdow”

We would like to apologise for  the use of a wrong picture in the our article, ” Gvt Warns Teachers Conducting Private Lessons During Lockdown” The picture belongs to Mr Tawanda Zimhndo who is not a teacher by profession. We have since pulled down the picture. Any inconvenience caused is sincerely regretted. Regards Editorial

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