Dark Week For Zimbabwe, As COVID-19 Kills 5 Within A Few Days

ZIMBABWE has recorded another COVID-19 fatality, this time a 63 year old woman from Matabeleland North Province , bringing the total number of coranavirus deaths recorded this week to five, the highest weekly death toll the country has recorded since the pandemic was recorded in the country. By Michael Gwarisa The cumulative total number of deaths in Zimbabwe currently stands at 13 with majority of the cases having been recorded during the period July 6 to 10, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) daily COVID-19…

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FDA Authorizes Marketing of IQOS Tobacco Heating System with ‘Reduced Exposure’ Information

THE U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the marketing of Philip Morris Products S.A.’s “IQOS Tobacco Heating System” as modified risk tobacco products (MRTPs). By Michael Gwarisa This marks the second set of products ever to be authorized as MRTPs and the first tobacco products to receive “exposure modification” orders, which permits the marketing of a product as containing a reduced level of or presenting a reduced exposure to a substance or as being free of a substance when the issuance of the order is expected to benefit the health…

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#JUSTIN: Mnangagwa Hints On Lockdown Review

PRESIDENT Emerson says there is need for a review of lockdown measures in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19. By Michael Gwarisa The announcement comes after the country has recorded its darkest week since the COVID-19 was reported in the country. Speaking during a Politburo Meeting, President Mnangagwa said, “The recent rapid spike of infections requires that we make another review of the COVID-19 Lockdown measures.”    

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