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The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti has urged Tanzanians to ramp up public health measures against COVID-19, reassuring them that vaccines work. This comes a day after the country’s President John Magufuli said that...
.  Algeria's Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform has reported the country’s first case of COVID-19. This follows Africa’s first COVID-19 case which was reported earlier this month in Egypt. The virus continues to spread in China and cases...
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...
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....
Tanzania’s health minister Dr Dorothy Gwajima has officially ruled out government plans to secure COVID-19 vaccines; days after the president of the country claimed “vaccines are not a good thing.” The World Health Organization (WHO)-Africa Director Dr Matshidiso Moeti last...
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...
  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...
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...
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...
In an unprecedented move, a mayor in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania has ordered councillors to take off their face masks at a meeting. Calls on Tanzanians to take precautionary measures against the spread of coronavirus have mounted in recent...