MASH WEST: Mzari Clinic handed over for Covid-19

By ZBC Reporter THE Chinhoyi municipality has handed over its state of the art Mzari clinic to the Ministry of Health and Child Care for use as a COVID-19 isolation…

COVID-19: Media urged to report responsibly

By ZBC Reporter GOVERNMENT has urged the media to be responsible by avoiding sensationalism and speculative tendencies when reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking this Saturday during a COVID-19 mapping…

Smartphone vs virus, is privacy always going to be the loser?

By AFP In Europe, officials, doctors and engineers are looking at how smartphones could be enlisted in the war against the spread of the new coronavirus. One obvious attraction for…

New 4,000-bed coronavirus field hospital opens in London

PRINCE CHARLES opened a new 4,000-bed temporary hospital in a conference centre in east London on Friday, the first of several being built in Britain to deal with the coronavirus…

US and Spanish deaths surge as world virus toll breaks 50,000

THE number of confirmed coronavirus deaths accelerated past 50,000 on Friday as the United States, Spain and Britain grappled with their highest tolls yet and the world economy took a…

Over 1.2 billion learners affected by school closures due to COVID 19 across the globe

By Zbc Reporter Over 124 countries across the globe have closed schools prematurely as part of a raft of measures aimed at controlling the spread of Covid -19. UNICEF estimates…

Zupco disinfection programme launched in Manicaland province

By Zbc Reporter The Zimbabwe United Passengers Company (ZUPCO) has rolled out a termini and buses disinfection programme in Mutare as part of efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus.…

Corona beer producer halts brewing over virus

THE Mexican brewer of Corona beer said Thursday it was suspending production because of the health emergency in the country over the COVID-19 pandemic. Grupo Modelo — whose brands also…

Untouchable: the baby born to a mum with coronavirus

FOR 10 days after giving birth to her first child, the mother was not allowed near him after she tested positive for coronavirus, for fear of infecting her newborn. And…

‘Superheroes’: Coronavirus survivors donate plasma hoping to heal the sick

AS she emerges from quarantine, recovered COVID-19 patient Diana Berrent is eager to join the battle against the pandemic and donate precious antibodies that researchers hope might help others. In…