Magufuli Fires Tanzania's Research Boss Over Zika Virus Reports
The leader has replaced Dr Mwele Malecela with Prof Yunus Mgaya after Malecela reported that the Zika virus threat was growing in the country.
Aedes aegypti, one of the transmitters of the Zika virus.
Daily News, 17 December 2016
President John Magufuli has revoked the appointment of Dr Mwele Malecela,Director General of National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) Read more »
Tanzania: Ministry Dismisses Zika Reports
Citizen, 17 December 2016
The government has denied reports about 87 Zika patients in eight regions. Read more »
Citizen, 19 December 2016
"You journalists are to blame for the sacking of Dr Mwele Malecela... you are always on the run for scoops at the expense of one's professional life... " Read more »
Tanzania: Let's Wage Campaign Against Mosquitoes
Citizen, 18 December 2016
National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) director general Mwele Malecela has been shown the door a day after the media quoted her as saying a study had established that 87… Read more »