Fire destroys COVID-19 vaccination doses at Shamva District Hospital

By Tapiwa Machemedze

Drugs worth thousands of dollars including over two thousand COVID-19 doses have been destroyed after Shamva District Hospital was gutted by fire.

When ZBC News arrived at the scene, the fire brigade was putting out the fire, which is suspected to have begun at around three am.

Shamva District Development Coordinator, Mr White Nkoma described the incident as a loss to the entire district with the hospital serving as a referral centre for 18 health centres covering a population of 123 000 people.

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