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    Steroids can save premature babies: study

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has included in its Essential Medicines List, a steroid drug called Dexamethasone which can boost the survival of premature babies…

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  • COVID19Photo of Does the sanitisation of hands and spraying of surfaces guarantee safety from Covid-19?

    Does the sanitisation of hands and spraying of surfaces guarantee safety from Covid-19?

    Verdict: NO Background Since the outbreak of Covid-19 in Zimbabwe, most supermarkets and shops across the country implemented various measures…

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  • NewsPhoto of Govt explains spike in Covid-19 recoveries

    Govt explains spike in Covid-19 recoveries

    The government has attributed the sudden rise in Covid-19 recoveries in the country to the latest World Health Organisation (WHO)…

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  • NewsPhoto of Prioritise contact tracing, WHO to African countries

    Prioritise contact tracing, WHO to African countries

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged African countries to prioritise Covid-19 surveillance as infection rates continue to spike. WHO…

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  • NewsPhoto of Covid-19: WHO says many countries are headed in the wrong direction

    Covid-19: WHO says many countries are headed in the wrong direction

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) says many countries are headed in the wrong direction as the world continues to battle…

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  • NewsPhoto of UN agencies warn against suspension of HIV-related health services

    UN agencies warn against suspension of HIV-related health services

    United Nations (UN) agencies, UNAIDS and World Health Organisation (WHO) this week warned against the suspension of HIV-related health services…

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  • FactCheckZWPhoto of Fact-check: Is wearing a mask for a long period harmful to health?

    Fact-check: Is wearing a mask for a long period harmful to health?

    Claim: Wearing a mask for a long period may reduce the amount of oxygen in the brain which may lead…

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  • FactCheckZWPhoto of Can coronavirus be spread through farts?

    Can coronavirus be spread through farts?

    Verdict: Inconclusive Information to date by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Covid-19 findings has shown that the disease can spread…

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  • NewsPhoto of WHO warns against premature lifting of lockdowns

    WHO warns against premature lifting of lockdowns

    World Health Organisation (WHO), the key authority in the fight against the deadly Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) which has so far…

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  • FactCheckZWPhoto of Do high temperatures reduce the transmission of the coronavirus?

    Do high temperatures reduce the transmission of the coronavirus?

    Verdict: False In the official Facebook page,World Health Organization (WHO) said from the evidence so far, the new corona virus can be transmitted in all areas, including areas with…

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