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Measles kill 180 in Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Health authorities in Zimbabwe said Tuesday a raging measles outbreak in the country had killed 183 people, mainly children under five who are not vaccinated. The disease broke out a few months ago, and was mainly…

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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

China gives Zimbabwe US$ .5 million cholera vaccines

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - China announced Friday it would give cholera-plagued Zimbabwe vaccines worth US$ 500,000 to help the country contain an outbreak of the disease which has claimed the lives of about 400 people in recent weeks. Tens of…

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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe declares food shortages national disaster

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Zimbabwe's sharply divided parliament Thursday united in declaring food shortages in the country a national disaster, and urged the authorities to engage the international community and non-governmental organisations to reduce suffering, especially among the poor. Parliamentarians said…

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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe to get US$500m to fight AIDS

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Health authorities in Zimbabwe said Thursday the country would get US$500 million in funding from the Global Fund to fight HIV, AIDS, Tuberculosis and malaria. Health Minister David Parirenyatwa said the country's application to the Global…

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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe loses 30,000 cattle to diseases

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - More than 30,000 cattle have died from various diseases in Zimbabwe's southern province of Masvingo in the first eight months of the year, agriculture officials said Monday. The diseases including foot and mouth and anthrax, have broken…

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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe authorities contain anthrax outbreak

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Veterinary officials in Zimbabwe's southern province of Masvingo say an anthrax outbreak, which killed both cattle and humans in the last two months was now under control. Provincial veterinary officer Charity Sibanda affirmed on Tuesday that the…

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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Cholera death toll reaches 17 in Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Health authorities in Zimbabwe said Tuesday five more people had died of cholera in the northwestern town of Kariba, bringing the death toll to 17 since the disease broke out several weeks ago. Health ministry spokesman,…

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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Authorities tighten control on Harare water supply

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Municipal authorities in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, Friday tightened water rationing due to low reserves blamed on drought and increased consumption levels. The municipality started rationing water in September after reserves in the city's supply depot fell. Harare…

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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe fails to import critically needed seeds

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Agriculture officials in Zimbabwe said Tuesday the country's farming season that started this month was under threat due to shortage of foreign currency to import seeds and other agricultural inputs. The country had intended to import…

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PANAPress
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

India donates 50,000 tonnes of rice to Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - India Tuesday donated 50,000 tonnes of rice to Zimbabwe to help feed millions of people facing food shortages in the country. The southern African country is one of six countries in the sub-region facing food shortages…

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PANAPress
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21 Mar 2011