EGPAF Helps Government Set-up Long COVID Clinic In Zim

With some Zimbabweans still grappling with Long COVID, Zimbabwe needs support to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 while strengthening its pandemic preparedness and response, a top Ministry of Health and Child Care official said on Wednesday. By Kuda Pembere Addressing a Catalysing COVID-19 Action (CCA) high level stakeholder meeting, Health and Child Care Ministry Permanent Secretary Dr Aspect Maunganidze represented by Epidemiology and Disease Control Director Dr Rudo Chikodzore said the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world at a time when most health systems were ill-prepared. The Catalyzing COVID-19 Action (CCA)…

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How COVID can disturb your sleep and dreams – and what could help

If you’ve had trouble sleeping during or after a COVID infection, you’re not alone. By the end of 2022, more than 650 million COVID infections had been reported to the World Health Organization. With the true number likely much higher, and the tally increasing by hundreds of thousands every week, the scientific community has been focused on understanding the impact of COVID on our physical health, mental health and brain function. By The Conversation In the early stage of the pandemic, sleep scientists charted the costs and benefits of lockdowns…

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Varume Vakamboita COVID Voshungurudzwa Nedambudziko Rekupera Simba Kwenhengo Dzavo Dzesikarudzi

VANHU vakawanda vakambobatwa ne denda re COVID-19 munguva yakati pfuurei, varikuratidzika kuti vachiri kushungurudzwa nezviratidzo zve COVID-19 nezvimwe zvirerwere zvakawanda kusanganisira kupera simba kwenhengo dzana baba dzesikarudzi panguva dzebonde. Na Michael Gwarisa Dambudziko rehurwere mushure me COVID rakatumidzwa nana mazvikokota kuti Long COVID. Vachitaura nevatori venhau muguta guru re Harare pamusangano wakarongwa neve Health Communicators Forum of Zimbabwe (HCF), Muzvinamushonga wema ndiriri, va Tinashe Mudzviti vakati ivo varume vakawanda vakuuya ku ma pharmacy emuzvipatara zvehurumende ne ayo akazvimrira vachitsvaga mishonga kana mapiritsi angavabatsira kuti vawane simba. Ichokwadi, varume vakawanda vakambosangana…

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People Previously Infected By COVID Now Developing Long COVID Comorbidities in Zimbabwe

SINCE the onset of the Omicron variant in November 2021, COVID-19 has since taken a new trajectory. Unlike its predecessor variants such as Delta, Beta and Alpha which caused severe sickness, hospitalisations and numerous deaths, the Omicron is a complete opposite of the three.  By the end of December 2021, it represented 96% of all COVID-19 infections in the UK and 92% in Denmark. Data from South Africa, the UK, Denmark, Canada and the US all showed a lesser risk of hospitalization when infected with Omicron compared to Delta By…

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