ANKARA 

Doctors in Zimbabwe have taken the government to court over its failure to provide them protective gear during the coronavirus pandemic, local media reported Friday.

The case was filed by the Zimbabwe Association for Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) and cites the country’s health, finance, and transport ministers as respondents, according to local website Pindula.

The association has demanded that the government must urgently provide personal protective equipment (PPE) for all medical practitioners in Zimbabwe.

A lawyer representing ZADHR said the government has taken no positive steps to avoid a full-scale breakout in the country, which has 11 confirmed

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