As a country under Western sanctions, Zimbabwe has failed to obtain significant financial bail-outs from major multilateral lenders to fight the disease, but China has stood behind the country, offering the much-needed assistance that has helped strengthen the country’s response to the pandemic.
Today marks the 162nd day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 36,21,245 confirmed COVID-19 cases (yahoo news), including 64,469 deaths.
The management of the Covid-19 epidemic was disastrous in India. Poor prophylaxis, blocking of all land transport, which forced 460 million people to walk to work, false beliefs (yoga and cow urine in anti-Covid function).
Amidst the bizarre of COVID-19 spread, the dengue outbreak in several countries has put the people in an even more difficult state. The fear of getting tested positive for the coronavirus have stopped thousands of people from seeking medical attention for dengue.