India reports another record daily rise in COVID infections

Aljazeera – India has reported a record daily increase of 217,353 Covid-19 infections over the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed – the eighth record daily increase in the…

Drug, substance abuse rife in Zimbabwe

By ZBC Reporter DRUG and substance abuse is on the increase in Zimbabwe, with the main culprits mostly found in urban areas. 48 year old Edith Kawamba is addicted to…

New US guidance says fully vaccinated people can meet without masks

THE US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that fully vaccinated Americans can return to some sense of normalcy. Those who have received the required jabs can…

Min of Health & Childcare records zero Covid-19 deaths for first time this year

By ZBC Reporter As the recent lockdown nears its end, there is some good news for the country. For the first time since the beggining of this year no Covid-19…

24 Covid-19 variants in Zimbabwe

By ZBC Reporter The government has been commended for coming up with a vaccination programme at a time when Zimbabwe has 24 Covid-19 variants. A Genomic sequencing survey for the…

Guinea records first Ebola deaths since 2016

BBC – At least three people have died of Ebola in Guinea, with five others testing positive for the virus, health officials say. They fell ill with diarrhoea, vomiting and…

False negative COVID-19 tests are more worrying than false positive: Expert

Laboratory service company, Pathcare says while false positive COVID-19 Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests do occur, false negative tests are frequently seen, especially in asymptomatic patients. Senior Researcher at the…

Study suggests video games can help mental health

By Associated Press LONDON: Time spent playing video games can be good for mental health, according to a new study by researchers at Oxford University. The finding comes as video…

Home remedies for Bile

By Miss Rach Bile reflux is the secretion of yellow juice known as bile. This bile is secreted from the liver and its main function is to break down  fats…

Empowering youth lives through a free helpline

By Rachel Mwenyeheli Most adolescents and young adults in Zimbabwe have found it difficult to access services such as advice, counseling and referrals without the fear of facing stigma within…