Coronavirus, a new headache for Zimbabwe's HIV sufferers

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Coronavirus is piling pressure on an already broken healthcare system in Zimbabwe as persons living with HIV struggle under a lockdown imposed to curb spread of the rampaging virus.

Daniso Phiri and her husband are both HIV positive. Like most people with HIV / AIDS in the country, it is now difficult for them to access treatment because of the 21-day lockdown imposed across the country as part of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Daniso said of the challenges: "It is difficult because t…
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Zimbabwe
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zimbabwe, covid-19, hiv