LONDON (AP) — After Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor and his wife received two doses of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine in Nigeria, they assumed they would be free to travel this summer to a European destination of their choice. They were wrong.
CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana - Tuesday, 6 July 2021) - After months of lobbying third states and international institutions for them to share their supplies of COVID-19 vaccines with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Region is now closer to inoculating “as many citizens as possible,” Outgoing Chair of CARICOM, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago said on Monday, 5 July.
Kingston, Jamaica. June 28, 2021: Shadow Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Morais Guy, M.P., says he is genuinely concerned about the latest development regarding health care personnel whose employment contracts have been cancelled or reduced to six months with no definitive time for payment of outstanding salaries and the promised incentives.
Kingston, Jamaica, July 2, 2021: Opposition Leader Mark Golding, in responding to reports that the Ministry of Health finally met with the Medical Doctors Association over what he called their “long-standing and clearly valid concerns”, noted that “yesterday’s pandemonium in the country’s health system was occasioned by the Government’s callous disregard and negligence. The Prime Minister should never have allowed it to get to this point.”
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Dr. Carissa Etienne, says 15 member countries will receive approximately six million of the 25 million doses of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines that the United States (US) has earmarked for deployment to help ease the global shortage.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 28, 2021 - A new electronic vaccination certificate, which was rolled out today after being approved by Cabinet, will replace the temporary one that was emailed to most fully vaccinated persons.
MONTEGO BAY, JUNE 25, 2021 - Opposition spokesperson on tourism Senator Janice Allen has raised her voice in support of the speedy completion of the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego Bay which after five years has shown no sign of completion anytime soon.
HAVANA, Cuba, June 22, 2021 - Cuba has announced the effectiveness of its Abdala coronavirus candidate vaccine which it says has shown an "efficacy" of more than 92% percent after three doses, while its other vaccine candidate Soberana 2, the other three-dose shot being developed in Cuba, is said to be 62% percent effective after the first two shots.
Havana, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) With more than 100 innovation projects, the Cuban Group of Biotechnological and Pharmaceutical Industries (BioCubaFarma) currently continues with the development of new medications, despite the United States blockade against the Caribbean nation.
Kingston, Jamaica, January 19, 2021: The Opposition has noted the countless reports that the Vaccine Blitz scheduled today for second doses has been a fiasco, frustrating those who came out, and revealing a major shortage in vaccine supply.