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  • Zimbabwe leads on Covid-19 vaccination

    By Dr Masimba Mavaza While the rapid development of vaccines against COVID‑19 is an extraordinary achievement, successfully vaccinating the global population presents many challenges, from production to distribution, deployment, and importantly, acceptance. Trust in the vaccines is vital, and is critically dependant on the ability of governments to communicate the benefits of vaccination, and to deliver the vaccines safely and…

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  • How likely are you to get reinfection if you’re vaccinated?

    UNVACCINATED people who previously had Covid-19 are more than twice as likely to be reinfected than people who were fully vaccinated after contracting the virus. This is according to a recent study done by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study assessed data on reinfections during May and June 2021 among hundreds of people who tested…

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  • Masvingo boy mauled by hyena makes remarkable recovery | PHOTOS

    Nine-year-old Rodwell Khomazana was mauled by a hyena just outside of Harare, Zimbabwe in early May and flown to Johannesburg for life-saving reconstructive surgery and rehabilitative care in June. At Mediclinic Sandton, Rodwell underwent several surgeries which entailed the reconstruction of his left eye orbit, his upper lip and cheeks. These surgeries will also assist in the facilitation of a prosthetic eye and nose.…

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