Zambia’s Former Finance Minister Felix Mutati says President Edgar Lungu’s government has so far provided sound leadership through the measures that have been implemented in dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic.
Mr Mutati says while it is regrettable that Zambia has recorded its first death from Coronavirus, Zambians can only overcome the pandemic if they stand together with the government.
He has since thanked the frontline staff in the Ministry of Health, health minister Chitalu Chilufya and other institutions working not only to contain but eliminate the Coronavirus within Zambia.
Mr Mutati told ZNBC News that measures being put in place by the Ministry of Health and the government, in general, must be religiously followed by the citizens.
In Other News – French doctors SLAMMED after suggesting Covid-19 vaccines should be tested on Africans First
French doctors SLAMMED after suggesting Covid-19 vaccines should first be tested on Africans First. We know Africa as a continent is not rich but that doesn’t mean we have to be guinea pigs.
A lot of Africans on social media have expressed their anger on a viral video suggesting that Africa should be the first place where coronavirus treatments are tested.
Jean-Paul Mira, head of intensive care at Cochin hospital in Paris, and Camille Locht, head of research at the Inserm health research group, both said on French TV that there was a case for testing out the vaccines in African countries.
“If I can be provocative, shouldn’t we be doing this study in Africa, where there are no masks, no treatments, no resuscitation?” Dr Mira said on TV channel LCI. Continue Reading