Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC) has asked government to consult a wide sector of the society in coming up with new COVID-19 guidelines saying consulting a few ministries and departments will not yield the much-desired results.
As cases of Covid-19 continue to surge in the country, a heath rights activist Maziko Matemba has asked government to take a bold step and purchase Covid-19 vaccines.
The body of Vice President of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Mohammad Sidik Mia has been laid to rest with a call to government to fulfil all development projects which late Mia lined up to be implemented in the Lower Shire.
Former president, Professor Peter Mutharika, says is saddened with death of two cabinet ministers, Sidik Mia and Lingson Belekanyama, who died today Monday of COVID-19.
Malawi cabinet has lost two ministers to COVID-19 in about two hours today.
Epidemiologist at College of Medicine, Dr. Titus Divala, says calling the new version of COVID-19 “second wave” is undermining the disease, saying what the country is experiencing now is a fresh epidemic altogether.
Communities in Chikwawa have questioned the seriousness of health officials in containing COVID-19 after allowing body of a person who died of COVID-19 to be ferried to Karonga, about 900 kilometers away.
Public health expert, Professor Adamson Muula, says it is disaster news that 33 people who run riot at Mapanga quarantine center are in police custody.
Hell broke loose on Sunday at Mapanga Prison Training College in Blantyre where Malawian returnees from South Africa are being quarantined for COVID-19.
World Food Programme (WFP) with support from the Iceland government has joined a fight against COVID-19 by increasing COVID-19 health facilities at the country’s entry points.