Zim Journalists Lead From The Front In National Vaccination Drive


IT’s already 10:00 o’clock in the morning at Wilkins Hospital in Harare and journalists from both local and foreign media stables are waiting for the arrival of the Vice President of Zimbabwe who also doubles as the minister of health, VP Constantino Chiwenga to arrive and launch the national vaccination rollout drive. By Michael Gwarisa An hour later, the Vice President is yet to arrive and the Journalists are visibly growing impatient. A few minutes later, the VP Caravan pulls in and he heads straight for a debriefing before emerging…

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Ministry of Health Sets Up COVID-19 Vaccination Monitoring Team

THE Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) has a SARS-C0V-2 Monitoring and Evaluation group for the national vaccination rollout processes. By Michael Gwarisa According to the ministry of health, the team is made up of members from various fields of expertise. There are currently over 15 vaccines at various stages of evaluation on the World Health Organisation (WHO) emergency use list. Zimbabwe has procured a SARS-CoV-2 attenuated/inactivated vaccine (Sinopharm) which is being deployed in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. “However, as we go along vaccinating our people of different categories…

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How Does HIV Accelerate Aging?

SOURCE: .healthgrades.com If you have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), you might also have other medical problems that are usually only experienced by older people. Even though there’s been a lot of research on the subject, doctors are still trying to understand how HIV accelerates the aging process. One thing’s for certain: scientists seem to agree that having HIV does mean you’ll age faster than someone without the disease. So how does HIV speed up the aging process? There are several theories being explored. Metabolic Changes If you have HIV, much…

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