Zimbabweans Go Fund To Raise Money To Repatriate Nurse Who Died In The UK

A Go-fund me initiative to raise funds to facilitate the repatriation of Divine Mupoperi, a young nurse who died in the United Kingdom has kicked off. Staff Reporter Divine relocated to the UK in Nov 2021,. However, information at hand indicates that she died in her sleep on January 9, 2022 from suspected seizure. She is survived by her 12 year old daughter & twins who are 16 months old. To donate funds for Divine’s repatriation, Click the Go-Fund me link HERE  

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Science Poised To Reignite Zimbabwe and UK’s Collaborative Efforts

RECENTLY, the Quadram Institute of researchers in conjunction with scientists from Zimbabwe published findings detailing how the SARS-CoV-2 variants were introduced and transmitted in Zimbabwe when the pandemic was first reported in March 2020. By Michael Gwarisa The Quadram Institute is a centre for food and health research stationed in the United Kingdom (UK), combining Quadram Institute Bioscience, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals’ endoscopy centre and aspects of the University of East Anglia’s Norwich Medical School and the Faculty of Science. Even though Zimbabwe and the United Kingdom have…

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CDC Tells UK To Reconsider Vaccination Linked Travel Ban

THE Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), a Specialised Technical Institution of the African Union, has issued a statement asking the United Kingdom (UK) government to reconsider their recent intended ban on travel for foreigners who would have received  other vaccines outside the United Kingdon. According to the U.K government, the restrictions which will be enforced starting at 4:00 am on Monday 4th October 2021. According to U.K government sources1, the new rules will discriminate between the recipients of COVID-19 vaccines not based on the vaccine received…

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UK Scales Up Support For The Vulnerable In The Midst Of COVID-19 In Zim

THE United Kingdom (UK) has pledged its commitment to help combat  COVID19  in Zimbabwe through offering technical and financial assistance to various partners as part of its humanitarian efforts and mission to improve health conditions for vulnerable communities. By Michael Gwarisa  To date, the UK has pledged £544 million to support vaccine and treatments research, protecting fragile economies and helping organisations like the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF to slow the spread of the disease. In Zimbabwe, the Department for International Development (DFID) is supporting partners UNICEF, WHO, UNDP…

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