Vaccines safe for people living with HIV and Aids

PEOPLE living with HIV and Aids can receive Covid-19 vaccination as a way of protecting themselves against the disease, health officials have said.

The Ministry of Health and Child Care said inoculation is a safe way for people living with HIV and Aids to reduce the risk of illness and its consequences if one gets exposed to the virus.

Manicaland provincial health promotion officer Mrs Agnes Mugumbate allayed any fears of health complications arising from getting the Covid-19 jabs.

She said research has shown that coronavirus vaccines are not harmful to people taking HIV and Aids medication.

Mrs Mugumbate also urged people to continue adhering to preventive measures and observing World Health Organisation-recommended protocols even after getting vaccinated.

manica post


Recent Posts

1 person killed, another injured in fatal RTA

File image The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has confirmed a fatal road traffic accident which… Read More

23rd February 2024

RBZ Gold Coin and Gold-backed Digital Token Prices – 23 February 2024

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe -RBZ- has released the latest prices for the gold coins… Read More

23rd February 2024

The Rise of Peptide Use in Improving Endurance and Strength in Sports

In the world of sports performance enhancement, athletes are constantly seeking new methods to gain… Read More

23rd February 2024

Zim beauty queen in top 5 for Miss World Head to Head Challenge

Zimbabwean beauty queen, Nokutenda Marumba is in the top five at the Miss World Head… Read More

23rd February 2024

Chaplain Phiri Overwhelmed as Sir Wicknell Gifts Car and $10,000, Recalls Emotional Journey

Chaplain Phiri was overcome with emotion as she expressed her gratitude to Sir Wicknell for… Read More

23rd February 2024

Make the rain come or I will fire you- President Mnangagwa tells chiefs

President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has expressed concern on the looming drought, tells chiefs to play… Read More

23rd February 2024