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UK offers to vaccinate Zimbabweans against Covid-19

The United Kingdom has offered to vaccinate 20 percent (about three million) of Zimbabwe’s population against the Covid-19 pandemic when their Comvax vaccine is ready.

This was said by UK Ambassador to Zimbabwe Melanie Robinson after paying a courtesy call on Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care Dr Constantino Chiwenga at his Kaguvi offices in Harare, yesterday.

VP Chiwenga said priority will be given to frontline workers and the vulnerable who include the elderly.

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After the meeting they reviewed further collaboration in different areas as a sign of the thawing of relations between Zimbabwe and Britain which were set in motion by Zimbabwe’s engagement and re-engagement drive.

Written by Mukudzei Chingwere

Source: The Herald Zimbabwe

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