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Tanzania is now reporting weekly statistics on COVID-19 in compliance with World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, a major shift from its previous approach on the data updates which was seen as inconsistent. Zero new cases have been reported in the last...
Bureaucracy hampers ability to use available resources in tackling new variants, expert The ‘largely undocumented’ progression of the pandemic raises eyebrows Report pinpoints measures to boost genomic sequencing efforts in the region Tanzania has the capacity to detect new...
  President cites reports from regional hospital in Dar es-Salaam. No statistics revealed WHO-Africa in preliminary steps to ensure Tanzania gets COVID-19 vaccine in weeks The Tanzanian government has officially confirmed the presence of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 in the...
WHO-Africa confirms government’s request is under process Data reporting doesn’t fuel panic, says Tanzanian expert Variants spreading in neighbouring countries pose third wave threat Tanzania is set to receive COVID-19 vaccines after it made a formal request to the...
Tanzania has on Monday May 3(2021) issued a new COVID-19 travel advisory, introducing additional layers of check-ups and precautionary measures to curb the pandemic. There will be "enhanced screening" of travellers and a mandatory 14-day quarantine for those arriving from...
A rise in COVID-19 cases in India has prompted Tanzania’s Ministry of Health to renew its public health call, urging citizens to take precautions against the spread of SARS-CoV-2. About 50,000 people of Indian origin live in Tanzania and...
Regulators from Tanzania, Ethiopia, Ghana and South Africa have participated in World Health Organization’s global assessments for the three COVID-19 vaccines which have so far received Emergency Use Listing, says WHO-Africa. The WHO said in a statement that a Vaccine...
Less than 2% of the 690 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to date globally have been in Africa, says the World Health Organisation. Most countries received vaccines only five weeks ago and in small quantities, stated the WHO, through its...
Tanzania signalled in recent weeks that it would embark on COVID-19 vaccination plans after the Chief Medical Officer Prof Abel Makubi said a team of local scientists were assessing the aptness of the vaccines being touted worldwide. As Tanzanians await...
Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) has installed four steam therapy facilities each worth Sh7.5 million ($3,200) as part of the country’s coronavirus response. However, questions abound about its safety and whether steam inhalation is a cure or treatment for COVID-19....