Stop testing people for COVID-19, Govt warns private hospitals

By Staff Writer Government has ordered private institutions and hospitals to stop testing for COVID-19 without approval from the Ministry of Health. Concerned with the slow pace of screening and testing some individuals and companies were now turning to private institutions for diagnosis of the respiratory ailment that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives. …

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Stop testing people for COVID-19, Govt warns private hospitals

By Staff Writer Government has ordered private institutions and hospitals to stop testing for COVID-19 without approval from the Ministry of Health. Concerned with the slow pace of screening and testing some individuals and companies were now turning to private institutions for diagnosis of the respiratory ailment that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives. …

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Sub-Saharan Africa’s lack of capacity could be a tipping point for COVID-19

▪ Signs of possible exponential growth in the first month in Sub-Saharan Africa ▪ 4 growth patterns established for the majority of SSA countries ▪ Perfect storm: SSA countries are at the tipping point “I’ll start by highlighting the fact that, before the COVID-19, our [Zimbabwe] health care system was already in shambles,” said Tapiwa Mungofa …

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I am sorry that you were harassed by police, says Mangwana

By Staff Writer Information Secretary Nick Mangwana has apologised to journalists that were harassed by security details who are enforcing the COVID-19 national lockdown regulations. Relations between journalists and security services reached rock bottom when the Media Institute of Southern Africa approached the High Court seeking protection of journalists as they carry out their duties. …

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