Over the past few weeks’ patients were having a difficult time to access health care as health facilities had become the law unto themselves demanding Covid-19 results upfront before one could be attended to no matter how seriously ill they were.
In the 1980s and 90s people used to shun those suffering from HIV/AIDS calling them all sorts of names and fast forward to 2020, the scenario is the same, but this time the victims of such actions are patients of Covid-19.
Addressing members of the press after the Covid-19 National Taskforce meeting, Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Monica Mutsvangwa stated that Ministry of Health and Child Care was set to increase its testing capacity given the ever increasing cases of people testing positive to Covid-19.
Her Excellences from the Organization of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) yesterday called for the intensification of measures aimed at curbing the spread of the corona virus amid a spike in the number of cases in Africa.
The outbreak of Covid-19 in late December 2019, in China and its subsequent spread to other countries saw people with underlying conditions facing a mammoth task. Among these underlying conditions or diseases is asthma.
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