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T&T in Talks with 5 Suppliers for Covid-19 Vaccines

  By Prior Beharry SINCE October 1, 2020, Trinidad and Tobago has been in bilateral talks with five suppliers for Covid-19 vaccines. These companies are Pfizer, Oxford-AstraZeneca; Sinopharm, Moderna and Sanofi. This according to Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram at the virtual presser of the Ministry of Health on Monday. He said the Health […]Read More

Gifted Covid Vaccines from Barbados to be Given to High-Risk

  THE 2,000 does of the Oxford Astra Zeneca Covid-19 vaccines from India that were given to Trinidad and Tobago by Barbados will be used to vaccinate high-risk healthcare workers. This was revealed by Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram speaking at the virtual media conference of the Ministry of Health on Monday. He said […]Read More

CMO Wants70% of T&T to Get Covid-19 Vaccine

THE Ministry of Health wants at least 70% of the population of Trinidad and Tobago to be given the Covid-19 vaccine. This according to the Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram at the virtual presser of the ministry on Monday. He said 70% would give proper heard immunity so that those who may not receive […]Read More

CMO: Ministry has List of People to Get Covid-19 Vaccine

  By Prior Beharry THE Ministry of Health has received from the National Insurance Property Development Company Limited (NIPDEC) the more than 80,000 people on the Chronic Disease Assistant Programme (CDAP). This according to Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Roshan Parasram speaking at the virtual presser of his ministry on Saturday. That list will be […]Read More

CMO: Schools Remain Closed Despite Children not Getting Covid Vaccine

  By Prior Beharry MOST vaccine trials do not involve children, but this does not mean that “down the line” they won’t be given the Covid-19 vaccine. This according to Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram at the virtual media conference of the Ministry of Health on Wednesday. The Pfizer/BioTech Covid-19 vaccine which has been […]Read More

Consult Your Doctor Before you Get the Covid Vaccine

  By Prior Beharry CHIEF Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram says you should consult your doctor before you get the Covid-19 vaccine. This is especially for people who suffer from severe allergies. “Normally your physician will determine if you can and cannot take a vaccine,” Dr Parasram said in answer to a question from AZPNews.com […]Read More

25,000 to get Covid Vaccine First in T&T

By Prior Beharry IN the initial phase of Covid-19 vaccination in Trinidad and Tobago, 25,000 people will receive the jabs. This according to Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh at the first virtual presser for 2021 on Monday. He said the government will be asking for 50,000 vaccines for 25,000 citizens since vaccination included two injections. “Our […]Read More

Offshore Covid Patients Under State Supervision

  By Sue-Ann Wayow ALL persons who tested positive for Covid-19 from the Teak platforms owned by Perenco have been placed in state supervised quarantine and are in fairly good health. This was the update given by Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram on Wednesday regarding the Perenco workers who contracted the virus recently. So […]Read More

Covid-19 Updates Now at 4pm in New Dashboard Format

  THE Ministry of Health will issue only one Covid-19 update at 4 pm each day in a new format starting from Thursday. Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Roshan Parasram revealed this at the virtual media conference of the Ministry of Health on Wednesday. He said the release would be in a new and improved […]Read More

Home Quarantine for Mild Covid-19 Patients

    By Pamela Ramcharan HOSPITAL beds are being reserved for Covid-19 positive patients who are “moderately and severely ill” while those with mild or no symptoms will be required to self-quarantine at home. This was revealed by Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Roshan Parasram, during the Ministry of Health’s virtual media conference on Wednesday. […]Read More