Coronavirus in Botswana
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Coronavirus Renamed

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday announced the official new name of nCoV2019 (2019 novel coronavirus). The virus will now be known as COVID-19, spelt C-O-V-I-D hyphen one nine. Director-General of the WHO, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said: Under agreed guidelines between WHO, the @OIEAnimalHealth & @FAO, we had to find a name that did not refer […]


Over 500 Monitored for Coronavirus in Zimbabwe

AT least 506 novel Coronavirus cases are under surveillance in Zimbabwe while a special unit is being set up at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals to serve as a national command centre for mitigation measures. Health and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo and his Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services counterpart Minister Monica Mutsvangwa confirmed the developments […]