UN chief warns against ‘vaccinationalism’

United Nations (U.N.) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has warned against “vaccinationalism” in the distribution of badly needed vaccines to fight the highly contagious COVID-19, as the global death toll from…

Traditionalists explain the use of snuff in treating covid

More and more people are resorting to traditional medicine for different ailments. At first it was Moringa and Zumbani, but there is a new popular powder in town – snuff…

Covid-19 Update: World Deaths now over 2 million

Confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide have topped 93 million, with over 2 million deaths and more than 51 million recoveries, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. Here is…

Air travel down 60 percent as airline industry losses top US$370 billion

A new UN air transportation agency report confirms there was a “dramatic” fall in international air travel due to COVID-19, of around 60 percent over the course of last year,…

UK records 1,295 deaths, 41,346 COVID-19 infections

The UK has recorded another 1,295 coronavirus deaths and a further 41,346 infections, latest government figures show. It brings the number of deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus…

India begins massive national vaccination campaign

Many frontline workers throughout India received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines Saturday, in the start of what is expected to become India’s largest national vaccine campaign in history.  India is…

France goes under nationwide 6pm curfew in effort to stem Covid-19

By Agencies A 6pm curfew will be extended to all of France “from this Saturday and for at least 15 days”, Prime Minister Jean Castex announced Thursday. An 8pm curfew had already…

Covid-19 Update: Zim Vaccinations, Lockdown Extension

The Government of Zimbabwe continues to mobilise PPEs to minimize the risk that our frontline workers are exposed to, in their selfless dedication to save lives. This was said by…

47 die of Covid-19 in 24 hours

 By ZBC Reporter FORTY-SEVEN people died of Covid-19 this Thursday to take the total number of deaths to 636, while 1 112 tested positive. All the positive cases are local…

Joe Biden unveils $1.9tn US economic relief package

President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9tn (£1.4tn) stimulus plan for the coronavirus-sapped US economy before he takes office next week. If passed by Congress, it would include $1tn for…