Provide Suitable PPE For Frontline Health Workers- CWGH

GOVERNMENT should move with speed and avail the much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) in order to  contain the spread of COVID-19 between patients and healthcare workers, the Community Working Group on Health has warned. By Michae Gwarisa The call comes hot on heels of sad development at Sally Mugabe Hospital where a Matron succumbed to COVID-19, resulting midwives and other health personal at the institutions  boycotting work citing safety issues due to lack adequate PPE. CWGH Executive Director, Itai Rusike said the country is experiencing PPE shortages at very…

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#JUSTIN: MCAZ Issues Warning Against Using Ivermectin, An Animal Injection To Self Medicate Against COVID-19

THE Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) has warned members of the public against self medicating for COVID-19 using a Veterinary jab called Ivermectin to prevent against COVID-19 infection. By Michael Gwarisa According to MCAZ Acting Director General, Mr Richard Rukwata, their organisation has over the past few weeks been inundated by calls and inquiries concerning the use of the veterinary injection to prevent against infection from Covid-19. In view of the growing number of inquiries and reports received concerning use of Veterinary Ivermectin injection for prevention or treatment of…

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Zimbabwe and Other 11 African Countries Banned From Entering The UK Due To New COVID-19 Variant

THE United Kingdom said on Thursday it would extend a ban on travellers entering England to southern African countries in a measure to prevent the spread of a new COVID-19 variant identified in South Africa. SOURCE: REUTERS The restriction will take effect on Saturday and remain in place for two weeks, the government said in a statement. Entry into England will be banned to those who have travelled from or through any southern African country in the last 10 days, including Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Eswatini, Zambia, Malawi, Lesotho, Mozambique and…

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