Zim records sharp decline in Covid-19 cases

By ZBC Reporter ZIMBABWE has recorded a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases over the past three weeks with daily cases dropping from over one thousand on the 3rd of January…

SA vaccine factory to produce a billion vaccines annually

A new factory that is expected to produce a billion doses of vaccines annually by 2025 has been launched in Cape Town. It is the initiative of American-based South African…

Zimbabwe runs out of blood

By Abigirl Tembo, Health Editor FACED with a combination of high demand for blood and fewer donors, the country’s blood bank is running on a single day’s supply as stocks…

Ensure the 16-17 age group is vaccinated before schools open, Dr Mahomva

By Abigirl Tembo Health Editor DESPITE confirmation that the Omicron variant is less severe compared to other Covid-19 variants, health experts say it still poses danger to the unvaccinated. With…

WHO recommends two new drugs to treat COVID-19

WHO has recommended two new drugs for COVID-19, providing yet more options for treating the disease. The extent to which these medicines will save lives depends on how widely available…

Gweru-based senior civil servants get booster shots

By Tafara Chikumira Civil servants are taking the lead in getting COVID-19 booster shots to curb the spread of the Omicron variant. Some public service commissioners and senior government officials…

WHO to discuss extending global health emergency

Aljazeera – With the help of an independent committee of experts, the WHO will consider later today whether to extend a global public health emergency it declared over the coronavirus.…

Covid: Half of Europe to be infected with Omicron within weeks – WHO

The World Health Organization has warned that half of Europe will have caught the Omicron Covid variant within the next six to eight weeks. Dr Hans Kluge said a “west-to-east…

Cancer survivor walks for awareness

By Memory Chamisa As part of showing support to cancer patients, honouring survivors and remembering those who lost their lives to the disease, this Sunday Zimbabwe joined the rest of…

Epworth traditional midwives honoured for sterling work in the community

By Memory Chamisa Traditional midwives have remained a life-line for women in maternal health care provision, especially when the expected one comes before the mother gets to hospital. These women…